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Question for Department for Education

UIN 42730, tabled on 13 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, under what circumstances a formal notice can be issued to a multi-academy trust, rather than to an individual Academy.

Answered on

20 July 2016

Where there is a concern about an academy that is part of a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), any formal notice will be sent to the MAT as the accountable body.

This information is publicly available and can be found in the Schools Causing Concern guidance available on GOV.UK at:

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