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Free schools 'focus on speed' - Margaret Hodge

9 May 2014 Last updated at 10:02 BST

The financial management of some free schools has been found to be inadequate, a report by a cross-party group of MPs says.

Margaret Hodge, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, told the BBC that there was too much focus on opening the schools quickly, rather than with due process.