Tory MP says Gavin Williamson could be in line for autumn axeing

first_img Share The algorithm used to moderate A-level results by regulator Ofqual based on predicted grades, and a school’s previous exam history, has led to numerous examples of students receiving steep grade downgrades that have often meant missing out on university offers. Stefan Boscia “Ultimately, the Prime Minister is in charge,” he said. Show Comments ▼ Monday 17 August 2020 5:28 pm Gavin Williamson’s U-turn comes just days after he declared there would be “no U-turn, no change”. (POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: Tory backbencher says Gavin Williamson could be in line for autumn axeing by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily FunnyNoteableyJulia Robert’s Daughter Turns 16 And Looks Just Like Her MomNoteableybonvoyaged.comThese Celebs Are Complete Jerks In Real Life.bonvoyaged.comNews SharperChrissy Metz Is So Skinny Now And Looks Like A Model (Photos)News SharperBleacherBreaker4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!BleacherBreakerJustPerfact USAMan Decides to File for Divorce After Taking a Closer Look at This Photo!   JustPerfact USAMisterStoryWoman files for divorce after seeing this photoMisterStoryPost Fun25 Worst Movies Ever, According To Rotten TomatoesPost FunZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen Herald Williamson was sacked from his last cabinet role as defence secretary under Theresa May, after leaking information about Huawei’s involvement in the UK’s 5G network. Freeman, who was formerly a transport minister, told Times Radio that Williamson could soon be facing the axe. Students will now instead be awarded their predicted grades unmoderated. Several opposition MPs are already asking for his resignation for his part in the A-levels drama. Tory backbencher says Gavin Williamson could be in line for autumn axeing “I think he will want to take firm control of this and get a grip and show that his government is taking the life chances of a generation of children seriously…I’m told the Prime Minister’s you know, planning to reshuffle in the autumn, and I dare say he wants to take everything into account.” Almost 40 per cent of A-level grades awarded were lower than predicted following moderation. Tory backbencher and former minister George Freeman has said the government’s A-levels U-turn has been a “total shambles” and that Gavin Williamson may be sacked in an autumn reshuffle. Gavin Williamson’s U-turn comes just days after he declared there would be “no U-turn, no change”. (POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: Tory backbencher says Gavin Williamson could be in line for autumn axeing He then went on to help manage Boris Johnson’s Conservative party leadership campaign by leading the whipping operation. whatsapp Gavin Williamson’s U-turn comes just days after he declared there would be “no U-turn, no change”. (POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Williamson was forced today to scrap his emergency A-level grading system, after an uproar from parents, students and teachers about it being unfair. whatsapp Williamson’s U-turn comes just days after he declared there would be “no U-turn, no change”. More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orglast_img read more