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Tim Byles

Volume 492: debated on Thursday 14 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the duties are of Mr. Tim Byles, Chief Executive of Partnerships for Schools. (275088)

As Chief Executive of Partnerships for Schools, Tim Byles is responsible for delivering the Building Schools for the Future programme and the procurement of Academy schools, within the policy framework set by the Department for Children, Schools and Families. He is responsible for the day to day management of Partnerships for Schools' executive functions as set out in a number of formal documents, including a remit letter issued by the Department. The Chief Executive is also Partnerships for Schools' Accounting Officer and his responsibilities in that context are set out in the Treasury memorandum “The Responsibilities of a Non Department Public Body (NDPB) Accounting Officer”.