Academies:Written question - 210695

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Asked by Kevin Brennan
(Cardiff West)
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Asked on: 15 October 2014
Department for Education
Academies
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To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2014 to Question 204028, how many requests for directions to admit a child to an academy the Education Funding Agency has received from councils; and how many such directions were issued in the last four years.
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Answered by: Mr Nick Gibb
Answered on: 20 October 2014

The Education Funding Agency was created on 1 April 2012. Since then, it has received 76 requests for directions to admit a child to an academy from councils. Formal directions to admit were issued in five of these cases.

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