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Education and Childcare Minister Elizabeth Truss’s statement in response to the National Audit Office (NAO) report on establishing free schools.
Article on GOV.UK11 December 2013
Children’s Minister Edward Timpson speaks about how local areas can prepare for special educational needs reforms.
Article on GOV.UK10 December 2013
Children’s Minister Edward Timpson speaks to the Association of Colleges (AoC) about preparations for reforms to special educational needs.
Article on GOV.UK05 December 2013
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