Date lodged: 21 June 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding how many school exclusions were (a) permanent and (b) temporary in each of the last 10 years.
Answered by: John Swinney 30 June 2017
Statistics on the number of exclusions since 2006-7 are published on the Scottish Government website here:
Since 2010-11 the Scottish Government has collected data on exclusions biennially. Statistics on exclusions covering academic year 2016-17 will be published as part of the 2017 edition of the Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland bulletin.