Make the Office of the Schools Adjudicator subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Why is this idea important?

The body exercises important public functions:

"Adjudicators main functions are:

  • to determine objections to  admission arrangements .
  • to resolve disputes where there is local disagreement on statutory proposals for school reorganisation or on the transfer and disposal of non playing field land and assets.
  • to decide on competitions for new schools where the local authority has entered the competition with its own proposals. 
  • to decide on requests to vary determined admission arrangements. 
  • to determine appeals from schools against a direction from the local authority to admit a particular pupil."

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