It makes sense to focus on a private-sector recovery, but a low pay offer to NHS workers sits badly alongside a record deal for teachers last year.
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Robert Halfon: The levelling-up ladder risks being knocked away by Covid-inspired decisions on education
Children’s opportunities in life will suffer as a result of school closures – and there still hasn’t been much data to explain why they were needed.
Chris McGovern: School closures are a victory for the unions. What can be done to help the children catch up?
A start can be made by cutting back the forthcoming Easter break and by shortening the summer term holidays.
Public attitudes have become more relaxed about school reopenings. But the battle is not over for the Government.
Unions are pushing for more closures and a rota system. It’s imperative the Department of Education fights its corner.
The latest developments in contact tracing – and why the Government is not alone in having problems with its system
Singapore, Australia and other countries experienced difficulties; the important thing is learning from these and improving matters.
Over the weekend, the Prime Minister warned that keeping “schools closed a moment longer than is absolutely necessary” is “morally indefensible”.