Multi-academy trusts: Committee to publish report

24 February 2017

The Education Committee publishes its Seventh Report of Session 2016-17, Multi-academy trusts (HC 204), at 00.01am on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Inquiry focus

The Committee’s inquiry examined a range of issues relating to multi-academy trust accountability and governance structures. It also looked at the characteristics of successful trusts and the Government’s plans for future expansion.

During the course of its inquiry the Committee heard from Chief Executives of multi-academy trusts, academic researchers and Regional Schools Commissioners, as well as a DfE Minister and the Chief Inspector of Ofsted.

Embargoed copies

Embargoed electronic copies of the report can be provided upon request to Government departments, oral evidence witnesses, and the media from Monday 27 February. Requests should be sent to

The report can be read on the publications page of the Commitee's website.

Further information

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