Academies:Written question - 43735

Q
Asked by Stephen Timms
(East Ham)
[N]
Close

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 20 July 2016
Department for Education
Academies
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many applications from maintained schools to convert to academy status were (a) approved and (b) declined by each regional schools commissioner in 2015.
A
Answered by: Edward Timpson
Answered on: 05 September 2016

The table below shows the total number of applications received in 2015 from Local Authority maintained schools and how many of these were subsequently approved or declined. The information is split by the RSC region in which the schools are located. Please note that the decision to approve or decline may in some instances have been made by ministers.

RSC region

Total number of applications received in 2015

Number of applications received in 2015 that were approved

Number of applications received in 2015 that were declined

East Midlands & Humber

59

43

3

Lancashire & West Yorkshire

42

35

1

North

63

49

0

North East London & East

55

55

0

North West London & South Central

55

52

0

South London & South East

56

49

1

South West

90

74

0

West Midlands

113

100

1

Total

533

457

6

A small number of applications received in 2015 have been withdrawn or not yet decided.

The data is correct as at 1 July 2016.

Share this page