Lower R number is ‘green light’ for some pupils to return to school, says Williamson

The education secretary Gavin Williamson has said some pupils will be asked to return to their classrooms as early as next month as he laid out the government’s wider plans for the reopening of schools in a news briefing at 10 Downing on Saturday. He added that, starting from 1 June, testing will be extended to cover school children and their families if any of them develop symptoms
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