Statement on report into Birmingham schools: 22 July 2014

Statement on report into Birmingham schools: 22 July 2014
22 July 2014

Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan, made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 22 July 2014 on the report into allegations concerning Birmingham schools arising from the so-called Trojan Horse letter. Shadow Education Secretary, Tristram Hunt, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Further information

Birmingham schools: Education Commissioner’s report

Education Commissioner Peter Clarke's report covering the findings of his investigation into Birmingham schools was published on 22 July 2014.

Mr Clarke was appointed on 15 April 2014 to review allegations that schools in Birmingham were being targeted by individuals wishing to push an Islamist agenda.

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Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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