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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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Gove denies he's stepping down over 'Trojan schools'

Education secretary Michael Gove was asked if he had considered his position today, in the wake of a report into an educational trusts failure to protect pupils from risks of extremism.

The minister replied to ITV News Political correspondent Libby Wiener by saying "No."

The Policy Exchange event, in which Gove spoke of his plans to end illiteracy within a generation, was quickly wrapped up after the question regarding his position was asked.

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