Improving Education Standards

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 12:10 pm on 29th November 2018.

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Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education) 12:10 pm, 29th November 2018

My hon. Friend raises an important point. Grants are given to schools to help to fund the conversion process. About two thirds of secondary schools now have academy status and a significant proportion of primary schools—the figure is, I think, just under one third—have now converted to academy status.