Parental responsibility measures

Local authority data on penalty notices, parenting orders and parenting contracts (for unauthorised absence).

Statistics on the parental responsibility measures used by schools and local authorities to improve poor pupil attendance, including penalty notices, parenting orders and parenting contracts.

We originally published this information as transparency data. From the 2013 to 2014 academic year, the data is classified as ‘official statistics’.

Earlier releases are also available at the National Archives website.

Statistics guide

Official statistics

Transparency data

Published 7 July 2016
Last updated 22 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Parental responsibility measures: 2016 to 2017 academic year'.
  2. Added 'Parental responsibility measures: 2015 to 2016 academic year'.
  3. First published.