...on Graham Stuart's Twitter (HT: Jemmo):
"I have confirmed with Michael Gove that the Conservatives will oppose compulsory registration of home educated children in the Bill."
Thanks to Firebird and Alice, we have news of today's debate on the Children, Schools and Families Bill, which I completely missed earlier.
It would be hard to overstate how much I appreciate Graham Stuart's contribution. He also provided a comment on the intrusiveness of the proposals at 1 hour and 51 mins into this session.
Sadly, a few minutes later, Mr Sheerman (head of the Select Committee) appears not to understand how the Every Child Matters ambitions are meant to apply to children and families.
Here's more on the Conservatives' plans for killing off the contents of the Queen's Speech.