May denies breaking Ministerial Code over Gove letter

Home Secretary Theresa May has denied Labour allegations that she broke the Ministerial Code by authorising the publication of a private letter to Michael Gove about alleged extremism in some Birmingham schools.

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Chair of governors at 'Islamist plot school' an inspector

The chairman of governors at a Birmingham school at the centre of claims about a takeover plot by Islamists has worked as a school inspector, it has been revealed.

Read: 'Ofsted report to criticise school over 'Islamist plot'

Tahir Alam, chair of governors at Park View School is listed as being employed by the three firms contracted by Ofsted to carry out inspections on its behalf.

Park View is one of a number of Birmingham schools that have been inspected by Ofsted amid allegations of a takeover plot called Operation Trojan Horse.

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