Head of England’s exams regulator resigns after results scandal
The head of Ofqual, the exams regulator in England, has resigned after the results scandal. Sally Collier and her team conducted the ‘historic data based ‘algorithm. This left hundreds of thousands of students with downgraded marks and at risk of losing university places. She has asked her predecessor, Dame Glenys Stacey to step in as a temporary replacement until December. Education secretary refused to comment on it.
Protesters gathered outside the Buckingham palace
The protestors were gathered to protest against paedophilia in the light of the recent Prince Andrew recent allegations and involvement with the Epstein case.
It is also reported that the Queen won’t be return to the Buckingham palace for the foreseeable future and she will be stay in Windsor instead. it is believed that this is because of the virus and she need to stay within a bubble of people and only certain people will have access to her.
A former conservative party campaign manager, Mark Leirgo, who admitted to possessing more that 1,500 indecent images of children has been spared jail. He walked free from Warwick Court after the judge said it was for the best way to protect youngsters and wider public after a court heard did not pose a high risk to children. Mark received a two-year jail-term suspended for two years, was ordered to carryout 150 hours of unpaid work and was given a four-month curfew. He is also subject to a 40-day rehabilitation activity and a 10-year sexual harm prevention order
Back to School
The Prime minister is expecting kids to go back to school as of next week. He also said that the students should wear face masks. Parents that don’t send their kids back to school could face a fine. However, the MP are not in agreement with this, they have given Boris 24 hours to explain why students will need to wear mask if it is safe to get back to school.
Event organisers are now to pay a fine of £10 000 for host events with over 30 people. This will come to effect starting Friday 28th August. This decision was made after another weekend of unlawful gatherings across the country.
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