Williamson: ‘Things have been a bit tight in schools’

The education secretary has come under fire on social media after claiming things have been “a bit tight” for schools on BBC Breakfast News. Tes reports.

The comments, branded a “misjudgment of the funding crisis” by one union branch, have sparked a backlash on social media – including from the shadow education secretary, Angela Rayner, who called the Conservative party “completely detached from reality”.

The Nottingham branch of the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) tweeted

“Education secretary Gavin Williamson says things have been and that “we need a little bit of extra money” in schools…
A complete misjudgment of the funding crisis.”

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