The role of Regional Schools Commissioners Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 21 October 2015 Question number

Russel Hobby, General Secretary, National Association of Headteachers, Malcolm Trobe, Deputy General Secretary, Association of School and College Leaders, Pamela Birch, Member of the Headteacher Board, Lancashire and West Yorkshire Region and Headteacher, Hambleton Primary Academy, and Emma Knights, Chief Executive, National Governors Association


Jon Coles, Chief Executive, United Learning, Reverend Nigel Genders, Chief Education Officer, Church of England, Councillor Richard Watts, Vice-Chair, Local Government Association Children and Young People Board, and Debbie Barnes, Director, Children’s Services, Lincolnshire County Council, and Chair, Association of Directors of Children’s Services Educational Achievement Policy Committee


Wednesday 4 November 2015

Dr Tim Coulson, Regional Schools Commissioner (East of England & North East London), Department for Education, Dominic Herrington, Regional Schools Commissioner (South East & South London), Department for Education, Martin Post, Regional Schools Commissioner (South Central & North West London), Department for Education, and Munira Mirza, Deputy Mayor for Education and Culture, Greater London Authority


Sean Harford, National Director for Education, Ofsted, Robert Hill, Work and Education Consultant, and Visiting Senior Research Fellow, King’s College London, and Ben Durbin, Head of Impact, National Foundation for Educational Research


Frank Green CBE, Schools Commissioner, Department for Education


Tuesday 17 November 2015

Pank Patel, Regional Schools Commissioner, West Midlands, Lorna Fitzjohn, Regional Director (West Midlands), Ofsted, Ian Comfort, Chief Executive, Academies Enterprise Trust, and Kirston Nelson, Director of Education, Libraries, and Adult Learning, Coventry City Council


Wednesday 2 December 2015

Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools, Department for Education


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