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 Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson The Secretary of State for Education 11:47 am, 2nd July 2020

The guidance that we have issued includes a heavy emphasis on continuity of education so that children would not suffer any form of disruption to learning patterns if we were in a position of having to put in place local lockdowns in different communities or areas that would mean schools were not able to remain open.