July 1, 2022

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Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer clash over ‘exam fiasco’ at PMQs

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The prime minister and the Labour leader have exchanged blows over the grading of this year’s A-level exams. During the first prime minister’s questions since parliament resumed on 1 September, Boris Johnson refused to answer when asked on what date he was made aware of the problems, which the education secretary, Gavin Williamson, had known about for two weeks before results were published in England. Johnson asked Keir Starmer to state in Commons that schools were now safe, adding that the Labour leader had been ‘undermining confidence and spreading doubts’ during the summer

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