Free Schools:Written question - 37380

Asked by Jess Phillips
(Birmingham, Yardley)

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 18 May 2016
Department for Education
Free Schools
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many free schools were closed in each year since 2011.
Answered by: Edward Timpson
Answered on: 23 May 2016
Holding answer received on 23 May 2016

Out of 308 free schools that have opened since 2011, four have closed. One free school closed in academic year 2013/14 and three closed in 2014/15.

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