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Bishop joins ‘Trojan horse’ school probe

by Margaret Holness, Education Correspondent

Posted: 02 May 2014 @ 12:15

THE Bishop of Birmingham, the Rt Revd David Urquhart, has been appointed to a panel set up by Birmingham City Council to review allegations of an organised plan by Islamic extremists to recruit sympathisers to teaching staff and governing bodies of several of the city's schools (News, 25 April). The panel meets for the first time today.

Other members of the panel are Liam Byrne, MP for Birmingham Hodge Hill; Gary Forsyth, Assistant Chief Constable of West Midlands Police; Kamal ...

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