They are foundation schools and already own land and buildings, employ teachers. They claim they will have greater freedom about how their budget is used.
There is no visible opposition going on here in Milton Keynes. In fact my daughter's school recently closed it's parent association saying that only it's venture trust will raise funds in future.
That has closed down any door that parents could lobby via.
Will have to field my individual questions via so called consultation process and hope that the Governing body take fright and withdraw from the process.