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Williamson: Steps will be taken to ensure schools are Covid-secure

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Williamson: Steps will be taken to ensure schools are Covid-secure

Williamson: Steps will be taken to ensure schools are Covid-secure

Speaking at a special Government Covid-19 press conference, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson explains that schools must be Covid-secure when they return, which is detailed by Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jenny Harries.


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