A key figure implicated in the Islamic "Trojan Horse" plot to take over secular state schools in Birmingham is a registered Ofsted inspector, it has emerged.

Tahir Alam, chairman of governors at Park View School in the city, has been registered as an education inspector since 2010, it was revealed.

He was appointed to the role three years after publishing a detailed blueprint that appeared to advocate the introduction of Islamic practices in schools, including covering up girls, gender segregation in some activities and the end of multicultural worship.

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