Politics

Gavin Williamson: Teaching unions ‘can’t pretend to be sorry’ over exit of ‘disastrous’ education secretary

Gavin Williamson was the first minister to be removed in Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle after a tumultuous time as education secretary. Having supported Mr Johnson’s leadership campaign and being rewarded with a top job, the 45-year-old career politician said it had been a “privilege to serve as education secretary since 2019”. Mr Williamson was moved […]

Politics

COVID-19: Gavin Williamson boasts vaccine approval speed proves UK ‘much better country’ than others

Britain was the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine because it has “much better” regulators than France, Belgium and the US, a senior minister has claimed. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson boasted that “we’re a much better country than every single one of them” – after some international disquiet surfaced following the breakthrough jab news. […]