Schools: Veterans

Department for Education written question – answered am ar 17 Ebrill 2024.

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Photo of Steve McCabe Steve McCabe Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of encouraging veterans to become school governors.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds Minister of State (Education)

The department recognises the valuable skills, experience and perspectives that former military personnel can bring to schools and academy trusts. The department will continue to encourage schools and academy trusts, and the organisations that support them, to look for volunteers with a broad range of backgrounds, so that pupil outcomes can benefit from the best possible governance.

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