And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
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Sarah Ingham: After the Batley protests and on this Easter Saturday, a case for tolerating religious belief
In Britain, we don’t ‘do God’ too much. Should we go to church, most are not C of E, but C and E – Christmas and Easter.
He gave a brave speech to the Adam Smith Institute on some of the most contentious issues of our time.
The TV presenter showed huge bravery this week by standing up to groupthink. The Government can learn a lot from her.
Anthony Browne: The Government’s Covid-testing policy for schools seems strange, but rests on good science
When outraged parents first got in touch, I went into battle. But whilst the maths may seem deeply counter-intuitive, it holds up.
Williamson says that wearing masks in communal areas worked last autumn on a voluntary basis, and will again.
Andrew Tettenborn: Protecting free speech at universities. The Government’s proposals are a start, but don’t go far enough.
It has a wonderful opportunity to preserve this value on campus. One that may not present itself again for some time.
The DfE has thrown everything but the kitchen sink at school reopenings. But the perennial problem is communication.
Up against the noisy unions, it’s struggled to convey the safety of schools compared to other environments.
Williamson’s new policy is an important step – but Conservatives cannot legislate themselves out of the culture wars.
When his family fell on hard times, education made the difference. Were there to be a vacancy in that department, he would be an obvious candidate.
Our Cabinet League Table. Truss is still top, Johnson is up again – and Kwarteng comes straight in at fourth.
The Brexit deal bounce in our final survey of last year has left little room for a vaccine bounce in the first survey of this one.
The Prime Minister seems to be mulling some school re-openings pre-Easter. But how long will it last and who can really be sure?
The recent bias in Downing Street against putting the Work and Pensions Secretary up for press conferences and big media shows is inexplicable.
The Education Secretary gave an effective performance in Parliament yesterday. But there remains considerable anger, which is justified.
The Chair of the Education Select Committee presses the Secretary of State on access to technology, assessment, and vaccination for school staff.