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Educational Settings

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:25 pm on 18th March 2020.

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Photo of Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson The Secretary of State for Education 5:25 pm, 18th March 2020

The hon. Lady mentions the helpline, and we have put extra resource on to that and we have made sure that it is open at weekends. We will also be writing directly to schools with a clear set of guidance on how to proceed. Our regional school commissioners are working closely with local education authorities to provide all the information needed going forward.