Education Committee

Multi-academy trusts inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published. Following the dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all Select Committees cease to exist until after the general election, and this inquiry is now closed. Government responses to committee reports will be published in the next Parliament.

Scope of the inquiry

Committee report


The Education Committee invites written submissions addressing the following points:

  • The role of MATs in the context of other intermediate structures operating between Whitehall and individual schools, including Regional Schools Commissioners
  • The current MATs landscape, including in terms of the number, size, and geographical coverage of MATs
  • The balance of decision-making at the individual school level and at the chain level, and the appropriateness of formal governance structures employed
  • How the expansion of MATs should be monitored and managed
  • The characteristics of high-performing MATs
  • How the performance of MATs should be assessed
Terms of reference: Multi-academy trusts

Publications

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