Cabinet reshuffle

Alex Burghart and Will Quince join DfE ministerial team

Both appointed junior DfE ministers by the prime minister

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Cabinet reshuffle

Nadhim Zahawi: 12 facts about the new education secretary

Downing Street has announced that Nadhim Zahawi is the new education secretary following Boris Johnson’s reshuffle. Here is what...

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Cabinet reshuffle

Williamson reportedly out in Boris’s ‘build back better’ reshuffle

The education secretary has already said goodbye to DfE staff, according to sources

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Cabinet reshuffle

Confirmed: Williamson sacked as education secretary in reshuffle

The MP for South Staffordshire has been in post since July 2019

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Cabinet reshuffle

Nadhim Zahawi appointed education secretary in ‘build back better’ reshuffle

He is a former apprenticeships adviser to the prime minister

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Government Kickstart minimum vacancy rule to be scrapped, hitting hundreds of ‘gateway’ providers

The chancellor is to scrap the minimum 30 vacancy requirement for the government’s Kickstart scheme, scuppering the plans of...

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Leo Shapiro steps down as OCR chief executive

Leo Shapiro, the chief executive of major awarding organisation OCR, has stepped down after less than two years in...

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DfE doubles ‘advanced maths premium’ funding incentive

The government has doubled the amount of money on offer to encourage more schools and colleges to offer maths...

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Damian Hinds becomes education secretary

Damian Hinds has been named as the new education secretary. Mr Hinds was previously the government’s employment minister, serving...

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