13 Mar 2020

Williamson says keeping schools open best course of action

Home Affairs Correspondent

The Education Secretary has defended the decision to keep the UK’s schools and colleges open. The policy is in direct contrast with closures across Europe.

The Education Secretary has defended the decision to keep the UK’s schools and colleges open. The policy is in direct contrast with closures across Europe.

Addressing school leaders today, Gavin Williamson insisted it was the best course of action. But was the advice enough to reassure headteachers?