Fact or fiction

15th August 2008 at 01:00

21 - Percentage of teenagers claiming to have had sex on an overnight school trip aged 16 or under.

Source: Marie Stopes

"We should not let a fear of a compensation culture stop pupils from learning outside the classroom."

Ed Balls, Education Secretary, February 2008.

25 - Percentage of teenagers who claimed to have had sex on a school trip at 16 or under who hadn't used contraception. Source: Marie Stopes

"What my client is saying is that a school trip is not a right, it's a privilege."

A lawyer represents a Quebec father's appeal against a court ruling that it was an excessive punishment for him to stop his 12-year-old daughter going on a school trip.

45 - Percentage of boys claiming to have had sex on an overnight school trip at 16 or under. Source: Marie Stopes.

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