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Kate Green Statement response to the Skills for Jobs White Paper

Kate Green MP (@KateGreenSU), Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary, responding to Gavin Williamson’s (@GavinWilliamson) statement on the Skills for Jobs White Paper, said:

Labour calls on Gavin Williamson to resign for failing children throughout the pandemic

@Labour has called on Education Secretary Gavin Williamson (@GavinWilliamson) to resign for failing children and young people throughout the pandemic, in a House of Commons debate last night. Labour has set out a series of failures from the Education Secretary since the start of the pandemic, arguing that he is simply not up to the job. This litany of government mistakes includes:

Labour are asking Conservative MPs not to extend the “catalogue of chaos” on free school meals

@KateGreenSU and @UKLabour are asking Conservative MPs not to extend “catalogue of chaos” on free school meals  Labour is today, Monday, warning Conservative MPs not to extend the “catalogue of chaos” on free school meals and vote to guarantee that children will receive the full value of free school meals support, including over the school holidays. 

Labour to force vote on support for families during lockdown school and college closures

@KateGreenSU - Labour to force vote on support for families during lockdown school and college closures Labour will force a vote in the House of Commons on Monday demanding that the Government deliver more support for families while schools and colleges are closed to most pupils. Labour is demanding the Government guarantee that children will receive the full value of free school meals support including in the school holidays, and set a date by which every pupil will have the equipment needed to learn remotely.

Labour says Government should trust families and enable cash payments for free school meals

@Labour is calling on the government to trust families and enable a system of cash payments for free school meals while schools are closed to most pupils, ending the scandal of inadequate food parcels and giving families choice over how to receive support.

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