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Free Schools

Question for Department for Education

UIN 37380, tabled on 18 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many free schools were closed in each year since 2011.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

23 May 2016

Out of 308 free schools that have opened since 2011, four have closed. One free school closed in academic year 2013/14 and three closed in 2014/15.

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