Nadhim Zahawi

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What kind of government attacks the rights of children with special needs? | John Harris
The illiberal pattern is familiar, as ministers plan to change the rules and block avenues of resistance for parents who disagree, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

03, Jul, 2022 @11:10 AM

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Teaching unions warn of strikes in England despite reports of improved pay offer
Review body said to have told DfE 3% rise inadequate and instead recommended 5%

Richard Adams Education editor

01, Jul, 2022 @1:54 PM

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Nadhim Zahawi makes U-turn on schools bill after criticism
Minister scraps plans to increase DfE control of academy trusts, derided as ‘ridiculous attempt to centralise power in Whitehall’

Richard Adams Education editor

30, Jun, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Nadhim Zahawi: axing Larkin and Owen poems for GCSE is cultural vandalism
Education secretary denounces exam board’s decision to replace the two poets in English literature course

Richard Adams Education editor

23, Jun, 2022 @11:40 AM

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English schools warn of acute teacher shortages without ‘inflation plus’ pay deal
Figures show impact of pay on recruitment as unions tell education secretary to compensate for inflation or face strikes

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Infant free school meals funding rises by just 7p a meal in England
Campaigners says uplift falls way short of inflation and only applies to youngest pupils in school system

Sally Weale

14, Jun, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Co-founder of Just Eat made UK’s new ‘cost of living business tsar’
David Buttress, former CEO of takeaway delivery app, to assist in developing schemes that help people struggling with rising prices

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

13, Jun, 2022 @10:38 PM

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Why do polling firms like YouGov tweak polls? Because they are scared of being wrong | Peter Kellner
The pressure to avoid mistakes can force pollsters to second-guess themselves, just as YouGov did in 2017, says Peter Kellner, a former president of YouGov

Peter Kellner

08, Jun, 2022 @4:32 PM

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‘Massive majority’: Tory allies strive to put positive spin on Boris Johnson vote
Backers play down large rebellion, hailing ‘third mandate’ and saying Ukraine leader is ‘punching the air’

Amelia Hill and Richard Preston

07, Jun, 2022 @10:59 AM

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Dear Nadhim Zahawi, do you think curbs on university entrance will be levelling up? | Michael Rosen
Even the DfE’s own assessment has found restricting access to loans would shut out ethnic minority students

Michael Rosen

04, Jun, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Sue Gray prepares to publish final Downing St lockdown parties report
Deadline passes for individuals named in findings to object as mixed accounts emerge of Gray’s meeting with Boris Johnson

Heather Stewart Political editor

22, May, 2022 @9:06 AM

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Push for civil servants to return to office backfires as DfE runs out of desks
Department for Education ordered workers to spend 80% of their time in the office leading to ‘chaotic’ conditions

Richard Adams, Education editor

20, May, 2022 @12:08 PM

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