Labour plans to embarrass government with vote on pupil catch-up plan

Opposition to force vote over ‘woefully inadequate’ lost learning scheme after education recovery minister quits

Labour has vowed to force a vote over the government’s “totally insufficient” plans to help pupils catch up on learning lost during the pandemic, as Tory MPs demand an urgent rethink of the programme.

Senior Tories are calling for a wider programme that could include trials of a longer school day and extended physical education and wellbeing activities, to help children in England readjust after time out of the classroom.

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