Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has criticised Ofsted for failing to publish the results of an investigation into the academy at the heart of an alleged hardline Islamic plot to take over city schools.

Mr Byrne (Lab Hodge Hill) said the inquiry into Park View Academy in Alum Rock, in his constituency, should have been made public a month ago.

And he accused Mr Gove of playing politics over the allegations, saying the Education Secretary was scared it would expose failings in the rapid expansion of the Government's academy programme.

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