Stasi style questionaire for kids

Pupils as young as 10 are being asked if they smoke
and whether their mothers are in paid work as part of a
Government-backed survey branded “Orwellian” by parents' groups. (source)

120,000 pupils have already completed the survey called Tellus2 by Ofsted, the
education watchdog, which is compiling a database on children's
lifestyle, health and happiness, and detailed questions about their parents.

Children, who are advised that they do
not need to ask parents' permission before taking part, are asked:
“Does the mum or step mum that you live with have a paid job?”

No doubt to cross check with the DWP database !!

They are also asked to rate how “safe or unsafe” they feel at school
and home, how many times they have drunk alcohol in the last month, the
number of cigarettes smoked, and whether they receive free school meals.

Although pupils do not have to give their name, they are asked to
provide postcodes, sparking fears the information could be used by
police or social services.

The school name or school postcode should be enough, and questions should only be about life in the school.
How many of these children have to use fingerprint ID's to use their PC's for the online survey I wonder, so names and addresses are already known, and the children identified.
This is about gathering information about home and parents from children who are too young to understand the consequences. This is disgusting and immoral, this is probably illegal, this is definitely outside of Ofsted's remit. This is state sponsored child abuse.

OFSTED are there to inspect schools. They are not there to gather information for Stasi style databases.

Say NO to ID cards, Say NO to the Database state.

NuLab – Destroying Britain from the inside out.

p.s. If any teachers out there have a copy of the questionnaire, I would be happy to publish it.


About IanPJ

Ian Parker-Joseph, former Leader of the Libertarian Party UK, who currently heads PDPS Internet Hosting and the Personal Deed Poll Services company, has been an IT industry professional for over 20 years, providing Business Consulting, Programme and Project Management, specialising in the recovery of Projects that have failed in a process driven world. Ian’s experience is not limited to the UK, and he has successfully delivered projects in the Middle East, Africa, US, Russia, Poland, France and Germany. Working within different cultures, Ian has occupied high profile roles within multi-nationals such as Nortel and Cable & Wireless. These experiences have given Ian an excellent insight into world events, and the way that they can shape our own national future. His extensive overseas experiences have made him all too aware of how the UK interacts with its near neighbours, its place in the Commonwealth, and how our nation fits into the wider world. He is determined to rebuild many of the friendships and commercial relationships with other nations that have been sadly neglected over the years, and would like to see greater energy and food security in these countries, for the benefit of all. Ian is a vocal advocate of small government, individual freedom, low taxation and a minimum of regulation. Ian believes deeply and passionately in freedom and independence in all areas of life, and is now bringing his professional experiences to bear in the world of politics.
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