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A former chairman of governors at a school embroiled in the Trojan Horse plot "espoused" an "intolerant and narrow faith-based ideology", a tribunal was told.

A total of 18 "incidents, policies and practices" around the alleged Muslim takeover of Birmingham schools were put before a hearing by lawyers for education secretary Justine Greening.

The panel is considering a challenge by Tahir Alam, who was barred from involvement in the management of schools by the Department for Education (DfE).

The ban was imposed in September 2015 after officials concluded that he had engaged in conduct aimed at undermining fundamental British values.


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