Wednesday, July 13, 2005

UK Government Databases on all Children in the UK still to go ahead despite heavy criticism by Select Committee

from Spyblog

eGov Monitor reports that

"Panning from MPs results only in promise to 'go steady'

The Government is to press ahead with plans for a national network of 'child indexes' despite serious warnings from MPs. ----->

However ministers are now pledging to take a "steady, phased approach" to the project after the Commons' Education and Skills Select Committee urged them to proceed only "with upmost caution".

Back in April MPs on the Parliamentary committee vigorously criticised the Government's proposals to set up an electronic file on every child in England. The move forms part of reforms to child welfare services."

The Government's Response to the Education and Skills Select Committee's Report on Every Child Matters

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