Consultation outcome

Independent inspectorates: regulations and advice

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

Summary of consultation responses and the government’s response.

Original consultation


These proposals aim to promote better inspection by setting requirements around diversity, independence, inspection and quality assurance.

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Consultation description

The Department for Education proposes to introduce regulations and advice to make the approval of independent inspectorates more transparent.


Published 28 March 2014
Last updated 13 August 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added government response document.
  2. First published.