“This was a decision right across government because we want to ensure that we are testing -” Gibb replied.
“Who made the decision to move schools? Was it you personally?” Garraway probed and the guest said: “It’s taken at cabinet level -”
Those watching at home saw Garraway press: “So it was the Education Secretary, so Gavin Williamson?”
“Right across government we want to test -” the Tory MP continued.
“So Gavin Williamson threatened schools with legal action a few days ago for [schools] wanting to close to protect children and now he’s asking for them to reorganise their entire term system in a couple of weeks so they can stagger the return.
“You can see why teachers, staff, parents and children are confused!” the presenter fumed.
Published at Fri, 18 Dec 2020 09:06:00 +0000