Government adviser incorrectly says all early years staff eligible for regular testing

Annette Rawstrone
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Frustration around the Department for Education’s decision not to provide regular testing for PVI early years settings has been exacerbated by comments by the Government's deputy chief scientific adviser, Dougal Hargreaves, when he incorrectly stated that they were during questioning by MPs.

Early years staff in private, voluntary and independent settings are only able to access lateral flow tests at community testing centres
Early years staff in private, voluntary and independent settings are only able to access lateral flow tests at community testing centres

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