The Government has dismissed criticisms of its rollout of free schools, claiming a scathing report by MPs into recent scandals is "misplaced".
A Department for Education spokeswoman said:
As the PAC has recognised we have made significant progress in implementing free schools, which are driving up educational standards and giving pupils from all backgrounds the chance to achieve academic excellence.
Many of the PAC's concerns are misplaced. Free schools are subject to greater scrutiny than council-run schools, they are overwhelmingly located in areas with a shortage of places, and construction costs are 45% lower than the previous school building programmes.
Those areas with a shortage of places but with no free schools receive extra basic need funding to make up for it.
More top news
Police believe it is a "distinct possibility" that Halliwell was a serial killer, beyond the two murders he was convicted for.
The bodies were seen lined up in white and black body bags along Libya's western shoreline in stark and grim images released by aid workers.
Rebecca Steinfeld, 35, and Charles Keidan, 40, objected to the "patriarchal baggage" of "the institution of marriage".