To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many local authority schools have opened in the last five years.
4 December 2015
On 1 February 2011 the Education Act 2011 amended the Education and Inspections Act 2006 to change the arrangements for establishing new schools. Most new schools are now established via the academy/free school presumption.
182 local authority maintained schools have opened since 01 January 2011.