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Gove adviser 'attended key Trojan Horse meeting' in 2010

Michael Gove's adviser attended a meeting in 2010 where concerns about an alleged plot by Muslim hardliners to takeover some Birmingham schools were raised, the Independent says. Mr Gove said he was unaware of his department's Trojan Horse warnings.

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Five schools declared failing over 'Trojan takeover'

Five Birmingham schools have been declared failing and put into special measures by Ofsted following inspections over the alleged "Trojan Horse" takeover plot by hard-line Muslims

Ofsted found evidence that some governors have exerted "inappropriate influence" over the running of several Birmingham schools, chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said.

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