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Govt must work with Universities to ensure students have access to equipment and internet

Govt must work with Universities to ensure students have access to equipment and internet  Responding to a study by the Office for Students (OfS) which warns the ability of students to participate in higher education from home is being disrupted by a lack of access to core digital infrastructure, Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson Daisy Cooper said:

Lib Dems call on PM to sack Gavin Williamson for “slow-motion car crash” on exams

The @LibDems have called on @BorisJohnson to sack @GavinWilliamson, criticising attempts to pass the buck onto @Ofqual for the exams grading fiasco.

PM must apologise over grade award "shambles"

Responding to the announcement that all A level and GCSE pupils in England are to get their teacher assessed grade, @LibDems Education Spokesperson Layla Moran said:

Back to school campaign undermined without test and trace

Responding to the launch of the Government #BackToSchoolSafely campaign, @LibDems Education Spokesperson @LaylaMoran said: Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran

Appeals cost u-turn alone will be cold comfort, Lib Dems warn

@LaylaMoran responds to reports that the Government will cover costs of all appeals after thousands of students have not secured places at their first choice universities due to downgraded results, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran said: "For the young people who have worked so hard to not get the results they deserve, through no fault of their own, this annoucement alone will be cold comfort. "While this should never have been needed, it is right the Government has listened to the Liberal Democrats and others and u-turned. "Ministers must also now ensure that pupils are able to appeal directly, present evidence that reflects their performance and progress and are provided clear guidance on how re-sits will work. "Ultimately, after Gavin Williamson's botched handling of the process thus far, pupils will have no confidence in him to fix the broken glass. Before he causes anymore hurt, he must go."

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