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Government announces proposals for a Principal Regulator for foundation and voluntary schools, academies and sixth form colleges

Schools Minister Lord Hill and the Minister for Civil Society announce proposals for the appointment of a Principal Regulator for the governing bodies of foundation and voluntary schools, academy proprietors and sixth form college corporations as exempt educational charities.

The role of a Principal Regulator is to promote compliance by the trustees of exempt charities with their responsibilities under charity law.

Subject to the Parliamentary process, further information will be made available to governing bodies, academy proprietors and sixth form college corporations on implementation arrangements and compliance.

You can download the full Written Ministerial Statement from this page.

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