Education Settings: Autumn Opening

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:47 am on 2nd July 2020.

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Photo of Gareth Johnson Gareth Johnson Conservative, Dartford 11:47 am, 2nd July 2020

Clearly it is vital to get children back into school now that the infection rates of this virus are falling, but will the Secretary of State inform the House of what preparations the Department for Education is carrying out in case there is a second wave of the virus? We all obviously hope and pray that that does not happen, but how is the Department preparing should that happen in the autumn or winter?