Minister of State for Schools, Nick Gibb, responded to an urgent question asked by Shadow Secretary of State, Andy Burnham, on the funding of Academies.
Watch and read the urgent question and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansasrd.
Urgent questions are asked at the end of Question Time. If something has happened, normally a matter of public importance, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to ask an urgent question.
If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked at the end of Question Time.
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