Clive Lewis – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Education

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Clive Lewis on 2016-05-04.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of parents who falsely claim religious beliefs or church attendance in order to get their children into their local school.

Nick Gibb

All school admission authorities must comply with the School Admissions Code. If an admission authority identifies a fraudulent application they can withdraw the offer of a school place.