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Gavin Williamson was warmed about the impact of the exams algorithm weeks ago

The Times reported that Jon Coles, formerly a senior official at the department for education, wrote to @GavinWilliamson over a month ago to raise concerns about the #AI Algorithm.

Emma Hardy comments on reports that Gavin Williamson misled the public about who made the decision to u-turn on A-Level and GCSE grades

@EmmaHardyMP Labour’s Shadow Universities Minister, commenting on reports that @GavinWilliamson misled the public about who made the decision to u-turn on A-Level and GCSE grades, said:

Labour calls for immediate clarity on timing of GCSE results

@KateGreenSU - Labour has called for the Education Secretary, @GavinWilliamson, to provide urgent clarity on when students would receive their GCSE results, and what information they would receive. 

Government has now been forced into a screeching U-turn after days of confusion

Keir Starmer, Leader of the @UKLabour Party, responding to the Government’s U-turn on exams, said:

Labour declares results fiasco “far from over” as crisis continues to hit pupils, parents and teachers

@UKLabour has declared the results fiasco “far from over” and set out new demands for the Government to resolve ongoing issues following its major U-turn this week.

Labour calls for urgent clarity on consequences of exams u-turn

@KateGreenSU -  Labour is calling for the government to provide urgent clarity on outstanding questions following the government’s u-turn on A-Level and GCSE results on young people and universities.   

Ofqual's U-Turn on guidance showing that students who appeal on the basis of a valid mock exam may not receive their mock grade

On Saturday 15th August @Ofqual published guidance on the use of mock exams in appealing A Level results.

Kate Green responds to launch of Government back to school safely campaign

Kate Green MP, @UKLabour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Education, commenting on the launch of Government’s ‘back to school safely’ campaign, said:

Keir Starmer calls for Government U-turn on exams fiasco

@UKLabour calls for Government U-turn on exams fiasco  Keir Starmer has today (14 Aug) called on the UK Government to scrap its “fatally flawed” system which saw hundreds of thousands of A-Level results downgraded in yesterday’s exams fiasco. 

Labour calls for all A Level appeals fees to be waived as thousands of pupils’ results are downgraded

@UKLabour has called for appeals of #ALevel grades to be made free this year, after figures from @Ofqual confirmed that tens of thousands of pupils have seen their results downgraded  Shadow Education Secretary Kate Green has also told Ministers that “nothing should be ruled out” including a Scottish Government-style U-turn.

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