Global  

Gavin Williamson

British Conservative politician

Gavin Williamson    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Gavin Williamson: British Conservative politician
Gavin Alexander Williamson is a British Conservative politician serving as Secretary of State for Education since 2019 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Staffordshire since 2010. Williamson previously served as Secretary of State for Defence from 2017 to 2019.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Children will not be taught a 'watered-down curriculum' [Video]

Children will not be taught a 'watered-down curriculum'

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has insisted that children would not be taught a "watered-down curriculum" when they return to school in September. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:53Published
Govt announces safety plans for return to schools in autumn [Video]

Govt announces safety plans for return to schools in autumn

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has unveiled the government’s safety plan for how to get all children in all year groups back to the classroom in September, after up to six months at home...

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:15Published

Williamson: Steps will be taken to ensure schools are Covid-secure [Video]

Williamson: Steps will be taken to ensure schools are Covid-secure

Speaking at a special Government Covid-19 press conference, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson explains that schools must be Covid-secure when they return, which is detailed by Deputy Chief Medical..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:22Published
Williamson outlines Covid-secure measures for schools [Video]

Williamson outlines Covid-secure measures for schools

Gavin Williamson has told MPs that “education recovery is critical for this generation" of school children. In a statement to the Commons, the education secretary outlined some of the Covid-secure..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:02Published
Government will provide all schools with home testing kits [Video]

Government will provide all schools with home testing kits

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has said that schools will be provided with a "small number of home testing kits" which children with symptoms will be able to take home if they have difficulty..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:42Published
Gavin Williamson: Education recovery is critical [Video]

Gavin Williamson: Education recovery is critical

Gavin Williamson told MPs “education recovery is critical for this generation” of school children, adding in a statement to the Commons: “Returning to normal educational routines as quickly as..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:49Published
Government promise £1b school infrastructure funding [Video]

Government promise £1b school infrastructure funding

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has explained that £1 billion is being offered for upgrades to school infrastructure in England in addition to the £23 billion already offered by the government...

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:21Published
Government: Fines for children not returning to school [Video]

Government: Fines for children not returning to school

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has said parents will be fined if their children do not return to school full-time in September, insisting schools are a safe environment for children and staff. Mr..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:23Published
All you need to know from the June 19 Covid-19 briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the June 19 Covid-19 briefing

All you need to know from the June 19 Downing Street Covid-19 briefing as Gavin Williamson announces a £1 billion education 'catch-up' fund.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:47Published
Government confirms pupils to return to school in September [Video]

Government confirms pupils to return to school in September

At the Downing Street Press conference, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said that all children will go back to school in September. He added that "it's in every child's best interest to return to..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:04Published
UK lowers COVID-19 alert level from four to three [Video]

UK lowers COVID-19 alert level from four to three

At the Downing Street Press conference, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, confirmed that the UK's new COVID-19 alert level has been lowered from four to three. But he warns that "this doesn't mean..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:44Published
Gavin Williamson announces £1 billion 'catch-up' fund for school pupils [Video]

Gavin Williamson announces £1 billion 'catch-up' fund for school pupils

Gavin Williamson has said the Government would “not allow an entire generation to lose out on their education”. “That’s why we’re launching a £1 billion Covid catch-up plan that will lift..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published
Primary schools not required to bring back all pupils before summer break [Video]

Primary schools not required to bring back all pupils before summer break

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has told MPs that primary schools in England will not be able to welcome all pupils back for a month before the summer holidays. The minister said he would “work..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published
Primary school pupils not required to return before summer [Video]

Primary school pupils not required to return before summer

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has told MPs that primary schools in England will not be able to welcome all pupils back for a month before the summer holidays. He said the government would..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:14Published
Whately: Government working to get children back to school [Video]

Whately: Government working to get children back to school

Care Minister Helen Whately says the government has been taking cautious steps to get children back to school as it's a "better place" for them to be. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is to give..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:10Published
Williamson: Cummings gave clear assurances to PM [Video]

Williamson: Cummings gave clear assurances to PM

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says Dominic Cummings gave the prime minister assurances that no rules or laws were broken when he travelled across the country during lockdown. Report by Browna...

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:58Published
Williamson on schools reopening: “Based on best scientific advice” [Video]

Williamson on schools reopening: “Based on best scientific advice”

Planning can begin to bring a limited number of pupils back to school from as early as next month, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said. Speaking at the daily briefing at Downing Street, he said..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:00Published
How do some parents feel about plans to reopen schools? [Video]

How do some parents feel about plans to reopen schools?

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has said that schools in England could reopen on June 1. Speaking at the daily briefing at Downing Street, he said that the reopening of schools has been based on..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:41Published
All you need to know from the May 16 UK coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 16 UK coronavirus briefing

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson gives an update to the daily figure and answers questions on criticism by the British Medical Association about the reopening of schools.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:14Published

You Might Like


Education secretary abandons Tony Blair's policy to send 50% of young people to university

'It exasperates me that there is still an inbuilt snobbishness about higher being somehow better than further,' Gavin Williamson says
Independent - Published

Gavin Williamson is going to reopen all schools in September — he just hasn't got a clue how, so don't ask

The government's plan to reopen all schools is just that — a plan — and it less cunning than anything Private Baldrick ever came up with
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: All children in England 'back to school in September'

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says pupils "in every year group" will return at all schools next term.
BBC News - Published

Free school meal vouchers scheme in trouble as key supermarkets excluded, MPs warn

Gavin Williamson under fire again as Aldi, Lidl and Co-op shut out - despite being stores that poorer families 'rely on'
Independent - Published

UK PM working for all schools to open in September

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is working with Education Minister Gavin Williamson to ensure all schools can open in September and to provide support packages to help children catch up on lost..
Reuters - Published

Education secretary 'ignoring' warnings that poor and ethnic minority pupils will suffer when predicted grades replace exams

Runnymede Trust says under-fire Gavin Williamson was alerted in April, telling MPs: 'We still haven't had a response'
Independent - Published

Government abandons plans to reopen primary schools to all pupils in England before summer holidays

Gavin Williamson has abandoned government plans to reopen primary schools to all pupils in England before the summer holidays.
Independent - Published

Plans for all primary school pupils in England to return before summer look set to be abandoned

Education secretary Gavin Williamson will update MPs on Tuesday
Independent - Published

Dominic Cummings: Minister dodges questions over whether adviser took sightseeing trip during lockdown

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has become the third senior minister to skirt questions over whether or not Dominic Cummings took a sightseeing trip during lockdown.
Independent - Published

Gavin Williamson urges teachers to return to classrooms despite growing concern over 'risky' plan to reopen schools

Education secretary faces call from anxious member of public for schools to stay shut in Covid hotspots
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Gavin Williamson seeks to reassure parents over school plan

The education secretary acknowledges some parents are "very anxious" about schools reopening in England.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Schools will be reopened in 'phased manner', says education secretary

Gavin Williamson says no date for lifting school closures but 'expected' to be in stages
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Gavin Williamson set to face legal challenge amid claims children are being denied right to education during lockdown

'Educational performance and wealth correlate quite closely, and for those kids to be left further behind in primary school feels to us intolerable'
Independent - Published

UK minister says no decision on reopening schools has been taken

British education minister Gavin Williamson said on Sunday that no decision had been taken on when to reopen schools, as the coronavirus lockdown enters a fourth week.
Reuters - Published

Education secretary accused of 'complete lack of knowledge' over call for polling stations not to be placed in schools

Gavin Williamson's intervention over nativity plays is 'unhelpful', election officers say
Independent - Published

UK needs to see EU shift in Brexit talks: minister

Britain needs to see the European Union compromise on Brexit and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is prepared to walk away from negotiations, education minister Gavin Williamson said on Friday amid hope..
Reuters - Published

Gavin Williamson pledges £120m expansion of technology institutes in bid to beat Germany

But union says promise will 'come to nothing' without more funding
Independent - Published

Government to consider scrapping university offers based on A-level predictions

Education secretary Gavin Williamson warns of 'deeply concerning' recruitment practices
Independent - Published

UK minister backs threat to deselect rebel Conservative lawmakers

British education minister Gavin Williamson said on Monday it would be right to deselect any lawmaker from the ruling Conservative Party who votes against the government on Brexit.
Reuters - Published

Gavin Williamson urged to repay thousands of pounds to taxpayer after returning to cabinet less than three months after being sacked

Exclusive: New education secretary thought to have received pay-off worth almost £17,000 but returned to cabinet after less than three months
Independent - Published