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Education written question – answered on 12th May 2011.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what evidence of demand for school places his Department requires to be submitted by schools wishing to be approved as free schools.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

The criteria for assessing the evidence of demand in a free school application are set out in the ‘how to apply’ form, which is available on the Department’s website at:

http://education.gov.uk/schools/leadership/typesofschools/freeschools/a0074965/applying-to-become-a-free-school

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