Gavin Williamson

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Boris Johnson’s bold reshuffle is a show of strength – and a sign of pressure | Katy Balls
If the prime minister is rewarding competence over loyalty, that’s because he knows he must deliver on his agenda, says the Spectator’s Katy Balls

Katy Balls

16, Sep, 2021 @11:01 AM

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Reshuffle reveals the shallowness of the Tory gene pool of talent | John Crace
PM prizes uselessness above all with new jobs for the likes of Truss, Gove and Dorries

John Crace

15, Sep, 2021 @9:31 PM

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Nadhim Zahawi to replace Gavin Williamson as education secretary
Former vaccines minister promoted by Boris Johnson after winning plaudits for efficient and fuss-free jab rollout

Richard Adams, Sally Weale and Peter Walker

15, Sep, 2021 @6:25 PM

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‘Russia should go away and shut up’: Gavin Williamson’s biggest blunders
Sacking as education secretary in PM’s reshuffle comes after a cabinet career littered with gaffes

Peter Walker Political correspondent

15, Sep, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Liz Truss takes over as foreign secretary after Dominic Raab demoted
Education secretary Gavin Williamson also sacked in reshuffle, along with justice and communities secretaries

Heather Stewart and Jessica Elgot

15, Sep, 2021 @3:14 PM

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How to really help a casualised workforce | Letter
Letters: Could the government’s concern include care workers on zero-hours contracts and exploited supply teachers, wonders Yvonne Williams

Letters

12, Sep, 2021 @3:47 PM

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Tuition fees from UK students fail to cover costs of undergraduate courses at UCL
University College London and other institutions must rely on fees from international students, provost says

Richard Adams Education editor

11, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Universities in England favour cancel culture over quality, says Williamson
Education secretary tells vice-chancellors they risk undermining public confidence in higher education

Richard Adams Education editor

09, Sep, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Gavin Williamson apparently confuses Maro Itoje with Marcus Rashford
Apparent gaffe prompts outrage with education secretary described as most ignorant in UK history

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

08, Sep, 2021 @2:32 PM

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UK decision on Covid jabs for children expected imminently
Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation holds long discussion on the issue followed by a vote

Peter Walker, Nicola Davis, Natalie Grover and Damien Gayle

02, Sep, 2021 @5:27 PM

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England’s schools in urgent need of repairs, say heads
Teachers tell of leaking ceilings, broken heating, inadequate ventilation, as leaders say they have no money to fix problems

Michael Savage and Alfie Packham

28, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Covid: classrooms in England to get CO2 monitors to help with ventilation
Department for Education decision comes after school staff and unions campaign for better equipment to combat virus

Richard Adams Education editor

21, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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