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Former academies minister faces accusation of cronyism

Former academies minister Lord Nash has been accused of “threatening to allow” an academy trust to “become financially unviable”...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
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Ex-minister’s academy trust ignores governance guidelines

A former academies minister’s trust is failing to meet government guidelines over good governance – and has seemingly been...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Investigation: DfE ‘hid’ damaging Lord Nash academy cost emails

The Department for Education has attempted to hide internal emails showing Lord Nash’s intention to massage the presentation of...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Durand chief makes blistering attack on senior government officials

An under-fire academy chief has launched a blistering attack on the government, previously unpublished letters have revealed. The Durand...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Durand Academy Trust funding to be terminated

The government has announced it will proceed with the termination of Durand Academy Trust’s funding agreement after the chain refused to...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker