4 Jul '14

News Wealthy Tory donor David Ross in line for top Ofsted job

Carphone Warehouse co-founder, friend of David Cameron and former tax exile in serious contention for chairmanshipA multimillionaire Tory party donor and friend of David Cameron and Boris Johnson, is in the frame to become chair of Ofsted, a move that would plunge the schools regulator into a further row over its politicisation.David Ross, the playboy co-founder of Carphone Warehouse whose charitable foundation supports more than 20 academy schools, is understood to be in serious contention to take over the Ofsted role from Labour peer Sally Morgan, who is waiting for the education secretary, Michael Gove, to make a fresh appointment. Continue reading...

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