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Government purdah: effect on schools

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Last updated on 26 April 2017
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How does purdah affect schools? We look at how the restrictions on the government in the pre-election period affect responses to consultations, the opening of new free schools, and Ofsted. We also link to a further article on using schools as polling stations.

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Contents

  1. 1 Purdah: definition
  2. 2 Department for Education (DfE)
  3. 3 Ofsted
  4. 4 Use of schools as polling stations
  5. 5 Duty to prevent political indoctrination

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