Gove set to face awkward questions

Michael Gove has said he will not be quitting over the recent row.
Michael Gove has said he will not be standing down. Credit: Tim Goode/EMPICS Entertainment

By Libby Weiner: Political Correspondent

Falling out with the Home Secretary was not exactly what you would call a good start to this new parliamentary session for Michael Gove

And next week there may be some very awkward questions for the Education Secretary when those reports are published into alleged Islamification in some Birmingham schools.

Nevertheless, he does have a lot of support from the Prime Minister, who is seen as a very close ally of Mr Gove, and I do not think there is any suggestion at the moment that his job is on the line.

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