Consultation outcome

Independent inspectorates: regulations and advice

This consultation 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

This consultation ran from to


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


Consultation description

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