The mass expansion of academies and free schools, regardless of need, shows the incompetence and extravagance of the Education Secretary.
Kenneth Baker launches damning attack on the Education Secretary in an interview with the New Statesman.
There is no evidence that commercial companies would improve results.
There is no significant evidence for the benefits of competition in education.
Parents who want a new local school are offered a free school or nothing.
The former glamour model will work with other local parents to open a school for the visually impaired.
Education Secretary declares that free schools "could" become for-profit.