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The Education Secretary has been nominated for MP of the year despite suffering a furious backlash for the A-level exam fiasco just under two weeks ago. Mr Vine stated that Gavin Williamson has made a lot of mistakes in his Cabinet position.
Mr Vine said: “Gavin Williamson the Education Secretary who has made a lot of mistakes has somehow been nominated for MP for the year.
“Have you seen this? We thought this was a spoof!
“I looked it up online and this is a genuine charity that helps engagement with public life called patchwork.
“It is sponsored by a major firm in the city, KPMG.
“What do you think of that?”
Co-host Storm Huntley replied: “I think we have all gone a little mad with our ability to vote for things.
“We can vote for so many things now that we are just starting to take the mick.
“I don’t think people have been voting for that very seriously.”
Earlier today Gavin Williamson was torn apart by Nick Ferrari as he listed the Government’s recent U-turns including their latest on face coverings in schools.
Gavin Williamson was quizzed on why the British public should trust the Government after several U-turns in the past few months.
LBC host Nick Ferrari noted the changes in school meal vouchers, A-level results and primary school children.
Speaking to LBC, Mr Williamson said: “At every stage, what we’re focused on is making sure all children return back to school in September.
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“We’ll take every measure that’s necessary to ensure that there is a safe and good return of all pupils because we know that the best thing we can do for children’s future is to see all children back in school and all schools open.
“That’s what we’re working towards and that’s what we’re going to deliver.
“We don’t want to be seeing children having to wear masks in schools up-and-down the country, but in certain areas where we’re in local lockdown, we’re taking a cautious and careful approach to welcoming children back into schools.
“I think that’s what people expect and that’s what we’re doing in this instance.
“We’ve seen the move welcomed by unions in terms of the clarity that it brings because there was some concern in the teaching community, quite understandably, when they saw the advice coming out from the World Health Organisation.”
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