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A former chairman of governors at a Birmingham school linked to the alleged Trojan Horse plot has lost an appeal after being barred from involvement in the management of schools.

Tahir Alam was chairman of governors at Park View in Alum Rock from 1997 to 2014, and chairman of a trust set up to manage the school.

He was issued with the ban by the Department for Education (DfE) in September 2015.

Officials concluded he had engaged in conduct aimed at undermining fundamental British values.

He challenged the ban at a public specialist tribunal hearing in London in March.


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