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Free Schools

Question for Department for Education

UIN 9642, tabled on 8 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether her Department's commitment to open 500 Free schools by 2020 as announced on 2 September 2015 will include those schools that open as (a) converter and (b) sponsored academies.

Answered on

11 September 2015

The Department for Education’s commitment to open 500 free schools during this Parliament will not include schools that will open as converter or sponsored academies.

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