Holding answer received on 26 October 2018
Since the establishment of the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) on 1 April 2012, the ESFA has taken action to refer:
a) 16 academies to the police, of which
b) 2 are free schools,
in relation to their finances.
The ESFA does not hold data regarding local authority maintained schools referred to the police in relation to their finances. This data is managed by local authorities.