Exam Results and Gradings

Students and teachers are often disappointed with some or all of their grades, and this will always be so. Don’t let us be consoled by this and dismiss the anxiety over grades as a temporary, COVID driven problem requiring only an immediate, pragmatic solution. I was for several years in the early 2000s, a senior […]

6 August 2020 – today’s press releases

Welsh Government must extend shielding support to avoid cliff edge Liberal Democrats: Ministers are playing fast and loose with safety of NHS staff Liberal Democrats: Jenrick’s planning reform won’t solve housing crisis Welsh Government must extend shielding support to avoid cliff edge The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for an urgent extension to the support […]

Last minute Northern lockdown is “beyond comprehension”

Responding to the Government’s change in guidance stating that separate households will not be able to meet indoors from today in Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire, Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Munira Wilson said: Throughout this crisis, the Government’s communications have been an utter disaster. To announce a regional lockdown of millions […]

30 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Highest levels of excess deaths demands Government learn lessons Liberal Democrats call for review into school exclusions Liberal Democrats: Government are failing survivors of sexual violence Government must step in with Green incentives to save the car industry Liberal Democrats: Record high of self harm in prisons shows extent of crisis Leaked letter shows thousands […]

28 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Davey calls for PM to put Martin Forde QC in charge of a Coronavirus Inquiry Davey: PM must take second wave risk seriously Government gaps in support for freelancers leaving employers to pick up the tab Government must apply same human rights standards to US when it comes to exports Dodds: ‘Swansea Tidal Lagoon is […]

22 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Mental health and education gap of homeschooling must be addressed All Hong Kongers must be given right to live in the UK £2.9 billion aid cut shows Government abandoning world stage Mental health and education gap of homeschooling must be addressed Responding to ONS statistics published today on the impact of homeschooling during the coronavirus […]

Neo-liberalism is deceitfully plundering society

We face interactive networks of problems. Some were and are easily perceived, some not. All need analysis and addressing. The U.K. is amongst the worst performing nations in the protection of its citizens against the current plague. A chronic cause is under-investment in national health infrastructures. An immediate cause is serial governmental ineptitude. A foundation […]