'Literally, I am going to go out and find them.'
England's children's commissioner says she will 'go out and find' those not on school rolls.
Dame Rachel also said she had received commitment from Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi to create a national database to see attendance data in real time."I know, and the DfE knows, how many - what percentage - of children are in school on a day-to-day basis, morning and afternoon session," she said.
"We don't know nationally if it's the same children as yesterday - and that's the problem."Dame Rachel said she had written to local authorities and safeguarding boards across England and was meeting with representatives from 10 local authorities on Wednesday.Read more: BBC London »
Norway attack: Mass shooting suspect 'radicalised Islamist' - as terror threat raised to highest level
Security services raise the country's terror alert to the highest level of 'extraordinary' and police will now carry guns following the armed rampage, which killed two people, wounded more than 20 and led to the cancellation of the city's Pride parade. Read more >>
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