Birmingham's ten MPs have united to demand Education Secretary Michael Gove launch a full inquiry into claims that extremists conspired to take over city schools.

The MPs from the three main parties presented a united front in a joint letter to Mr Gove.

They want him to order officials from the Department for Education to work in partnership with Birmingham City Council to get to the bottom of claims that hard-line Islamists attempted to infiltrate schools and undermine staff – of all religions – who did not share their views.

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