HuffPost UK reports …
Keir Starmer has ramped up the pressure on ministers to reopen schools as soon as possible, warning that the longer they remain closed the more damage will be done to poorer pupils’ life chances.
As Starmer urged the government to come up with a timeframe for its “exit strategy” from the Covid-19 lockdown, his spokesperson said the Labour leader feared disadvantaged children would fall further behind their peers.
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