Janet Downs: Head of PfS resigns to run company specialising in buying and refurbishing public sector buildings and then selling them back. Should we be concerned?
Tim Byles, chief executive of Partnerships for Schools (PfS) has resigned. He will be head of a social enterprise called Cornerstone which will donate its surplus to charity. Cornerstone is backed by John McDonough of Carillion and Rod Aldridge, founder of Capita, who also runs academy sponsor the Aldridge Foundation. Mr Gove is said to ... read more and comment →
Latest comment by Fiona Millar: "There are several other aspects to this story that need more investigation. If this company is to buy 'surplus' assets from the public sector, will that be at a commercial price, or at a knock down price at the request ......"Comment + Debate