Reporting year 2020

Children looked after in England including adoptions

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.

  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Children and Families)​
  • Secretary of State for Education
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State ​for the School System
  • Permanent Secretary
  • Chief Social Worker For Children and Families
  • Chief Data Officer and Chief Statistician
  • Deputy Head of Profession for Statistics, Data Insight and Statistics Division
  • Director General for Social Care, Mobility and Equalities
  • Deputy Director, Children in Care
  • Assistant Director, Adoption Portfolio
  • G7, Adoption policy
  • SEO, Adoption policy support
  • x2 G6, Children in Care
  • x5 Grade 7, Children in Care
  • SEO, Children in Care
  • Senior Media Officer, Children's desk
  • Digital Content and Social Media Officer, Press Office