Reporting year 2023

Children accommodated in secure children's homes

Pre-release access list


Besides Department for Education (DfE) professional and production staff, the following post holders were given pre-release access up to 24 hours before release.

  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Children and Families)​
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State ​for the School System 
  • Special Adviser
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Deputy Permanent Secretary/Director General, Families Group
  • Director of Analysis and Strategic Data Transformation
  • Head of Data Insight and Statistics Division, Deputy Director
  • Children's social care, G7
  • Children's social care, HEO
  • G7, Chief Media Officer, Communications
  • HEO, Media Officer, Communications