Chants of ‘Justice for the working class’ and calls for Williamson to come out of hiding also heard
Well over a thousand students gathered yesterday outside the Department for Education to protest against the theft of their A-level grades by the Tories’ scandalous algorithm that deprived working class and ethnic minority students while boosting the results of exclusive private schools.
Chants of ‘Get Gav Gone’, ‘Justice for the working class’ and calls for Williamson to come out of hiding were heard – and appear to have the Tories rattled:
The protest was mirrored by others around the country, such as this one in Liverpool – and most of them reminded the Tories that all the students robbed last week will be eligible to vote in the next general election:
Shaken Tories are scrabbling today to find a way out of the scandal, with even Tory front-benchers putting pressure on Williamson to do something and the government has indicated an announcement will be made later today.
However, while the Scottish government wisely backtracked on its own grade adjustment last week it looks like the Tories will merely offer guidance on appeals.
It will not be enough.
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