Sally Morgan

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Sally Morgan was a political adviser to former Prime Minister Tony Blair for 10 years.[1] She is a former head of schools regulator Ofsted. She was raised to the peerage as Baroness Morgan of Huyton in 2001.[2]


  • Ofsted - head from May 2011 [3] until January 2014 when it emerged that Michael Gove had axed her from the role by refusing to renew her contract. Gove denied the decision was politically motivated. [4]


  1. Decca Aitkenhead, Behind closed doors,The Guardian, 12 May 2005.
  2. Baroness Morgan of Huyton, House of Lords, UK Parliament, accessed 16 August 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Geoffrey Levy, Tony's cronies and snouts in the trough: How one-time Labour bigwigs are raking it in thanks to the private sector, 10th June 2011
  4. Steven Swinford, Gove could appoint Tory donor as Ofsted chairman as row escalates, The Telegraph, 2 February 2014