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Sebastian James - Review of Education Capital

james-review-reportSebastian James, Group Operations Director at Dixons Retail plc, published his independent Review of Education Capital on 8th April 2011.

Welcoming the report, Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education said:

"I thank Sebastian James and his Review team for their incredibly hard work and Partnerships for Schools for their help with the Review. I welcome this independent report and we will respond soon. The system we inherited had profound problems. We must have a system for school building which is much simpler, less bureaucratic, and which targets priority projects."

The Capital Review team was made up of a panel of experts led by Sebastian James, other members of the team were:

Kevin Grace, Tesco; Director of Property Services
Barry Quirk; Chief Executive of Lewisham
John Hood; former Vice-Chancellor of University of Oxford
Sir John Egan; former Chief Executive of Jaguar and BAA
Ben Gordon; Chief Executive of Mothercare plc.

Official Report - Sebastian James - Review of Education Capital - April 2011 - Download (PDF - 1.5MB)