Reporting year 2023

Outcomes for children in need, including children looked after by local authorities in England

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
  • Minister for Children, Families and Wellbeing
  • Minister for Schools
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State ​for the School System
  • Social Media and Digital Comms Special Adviser
  • Skills and Higher Education, Further Education Special Adviser
  • Parliamentary and communications Special Adviser
  • Children and Families Special Adviser
  • Permanent Secretary of State
  • Chief Social Worker For Children And Families
  • Chief Analyst, Director of Strategic Analysis, Research, Data, Intelligence & Science (SARDIS) & Strategic Data Transformation
  • Director General of Strategy Group (DA)
  • Deputy Director, News and Social media division
  • Director General of Families Group
  • Director Children’s Social Care, Practice and Workforce
  • Deputy Director, Outcomes, care leavers and capital
  • Deputy Director, Children looked after
  • Team leader, foster care policy and delivery unit
  • SEO, Children’s Social Care Analysis and Research
  • G6, Child protection and safeguarding division, Children in care, permanence and young carers outcomes
  • SEO, Child protection and safeguarding division, Children in care, permancence and young carers outcomes
  • Chief Media Officer
  • Press Secretary
  • Comms Officers x 4