'Clear evidence' of extremist views in Birmingham schools

A Government-ordered inquiry into the "Trojan horse" allegations in Birmingham found "clear evidence" that there are number of people, associated with each other and in positions of authority within schools who "espouse, endorse or fail to challenge extremist views".

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Government report due on 'Trojan Horse' allegations

The Government is set to release a key report on the allegations of a hardline Muslim takeover of certain schools in Birmingham.

Former counter-terrorism officer Peter Clarke was enlisted by then Education Secretary Michael Gove to look into the 'Trojan Horse' claims.

Former counter-terror chief Peter Clarke has written a report for the Government on the 'Trojan Horse' allegations. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Birmingham City Council have already released their own report, saying there had been a pattern of behaviour from certain individuals who had been "moving between schools".

Former head teacher Ian Kershaw also said there were individuals "seeking to promote and encourage Islamic principles" and raising objections to "anti-Islamic" aspects of the school curriculum.

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