The policy direction of f40 is managed by an Executive Committee, which meets quarterly.
The chair of f40 is Cllr Ivan Ould, Lead Member for Children and Young People’s Service, Leicestershire County Council. Ivan will retire as chair in October 2018. His contact details are:
Cllr Ivan Ould
Lead Member for Children and Young People’s Service
County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8RA
Business: 0116 305 6369
Mobile: 07721 426 638
Email Cllr Ould: firstname.lastname@example.org
The chair elect (to take over from October 2018) is:
Cllr James McInnes (Chair Elect)
Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Schools
Devon County Council
Business: 01837 861364
f40 has two Parliamentary Vice Chairs, one each from the Conservative and Labour party. They are:
f40’s Labour vice chair, Vernon Coaker MP, resigned his position with the group in January 2018. F40 is in discussion with potential candidates to take on the vice chair role.
f40’s Conservative vice chair, Alex Chalk MP, resigned his position with the group in January 2018 following his appointment as a Parliamentary Private Secretary in the Department for Education. F40 is in discussion with potential candidates to take on the vice chair role.
Secretarial and PR services are provided by DTW consultant Doug Allan.
DTW, Bank Chambers, Market Place, Guisborough TS14 6BN
Office: 01287 610404
Mobile: 07785 223707
NB: As Doug works from home, it is best to try his email or mobile phone number in the first instance.
Please contact the f40 Secretariat Doug Allan if you would like regular communications from f40.
Membership of the Executive Committee is open to anyone wishing to be involved in f40’s activities.
Currently, the Executive Committee’s membership includes local authority lead politicians and officers, school forum members, trade union officials, parent-governors and a member of parliament.
Click here to see the contact details of the Directors of Children's Services, or equivalent, in f40 Local Authorities.
Click here to see the contact details of Cabinet Members or Education Portfolio Holders in f40 authorities.
Click here to see a list of chairs of School Forums in f40 authorities.
The f40 Group maintains databases of individuals who are interested in our aims and objectives. In order to protect the privacy of the individuals, their details are not publicly available on the website.
Click here to see a list of Members of Parliament representing constituencies in f40 areas.
The following Government Ministers in the Department for Education & Skills and the Treasury have an involvement in the funding of Local Education Authorities.