§ Mr. Damian Green
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills what powers he has to overturn the decision to(a) exclude a pupil and (b) reinstate an excluded pupil; and what effect legislation enacted since 1997 has had on the powers of his office in this respect. 
§ Mr. Ivan Lewis
The Secretary of State has no powers to overturn the decision to exclude a pupil or to reinstate an excluded pupil. No legislation enacted since 1997 has had any effect on his powers in these respects.