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Government role for Sir Theodore

Published on 27/09/17

The Government has announced that Trust chairman Sir Theodore Agnew is to become a minister in the Department for Education.

Sir Theodore's new role follows spells as non-executive director at both the Department for Education and the Ministry of Justice.

He replaces Lord Nash, who has served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State since January 2013.

Inspiration Trust spokesman James Goffin said: "Since founding the Inspiration Trust in 2012, Sir Theodore has made a massive contribution to improving education in Norfolk and Suffolk.

"He has given his time and expertise to growing the trust from a single school to a family of 14, and now includes some of the top performing schools in the region.

"We congratulate him on this appointment."

Following his appointment, Sir Theodore will step down as chairman of the trust. 

Please note, any enquiries about Sir Theodore's government role should be referred to the Department for Education. The official announcement can be found here.