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Cabinet reshuffle: who’s who in the Education team?

15th Jun 2017
Following the formation of a Conservative minority government with DUP support, Theresa May has completed a reshuffle of her ministerial team.

Policy Update, Apr 03

3rd Apr 2017
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Policy Update, Mar 27

27th Mar 2017
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Edward Timpson Pledges Wholescale Review of SEND Provision in UK Schools

9th Mar 2017
Appearing at the Whole School SEND Summit on thec 23rd Feb, Minister for Vulnerable Children and Families Edward Timpson pledged a thorough review of special and mainstream school capacity across the UK, with £23,000,000 allocated to help LAs do strategic review of SEND places, and a £215m capital funding boost to “build new school places (and) to improve and enhance facilities that are already on site” for children on Education, Health and Care plans.