The Education Committee begins its inquiry into Academies and free schools on Wednesday 5 February
Wednesday 5 February, Grimond Room, Portcullis House
- Andrew McCully, Director General for Infrastructure and Funding
- Dominic Herrington, Director of Academies Group
- Mela Watts, Director of Free Schools Group, and
- Sue Baldwin, Director of Academies and Maintained Schools Group, EFA, Department for Education
Purpose of the session
This is the first session of the Committee's inquiry into Academies and Free Schools. The purpose of the session is to obtain background factual information from the Department for Education on the administrative processes involved in the establishment and monitoring of Academies and Free Schools.