Boris Johnson has been found camped out in a remote part of Scotland as the “invisible man” hides away from the ongoing exam fiasco.
Last week Sir Keir Starmer called on the Prime Minister to take “personal responsibility” for fixing the issue which has impacted students across the country.
From a Mustique villa 8 months ago, to a tent on the edge of a cliff. Perfect metaphor for where the PM’s taken the country, tbh. https://t.co/dNKd7TpG67— gabyhinsliff (@gabyhinsliff) August 21, 2020
Elsewhere in today’s papers, there was “joy” for those receiving their GCSE results as ministers apologise “for pain and anxiety caused by results debacle”, according to the i.
The Government has written to universities asking they prioritise the admissions of disadvantaged students “where possible”, with The Times reporting that may result in middle-class children being “forced” to take a gap year.
And the Daily Star continues its visual characterisation of Education Secretary Gavin Williamson as a clown, reporting he knew the exams results would be an “utter fiasco” six weeks ago.