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13 August 2021

Do the exam results matter?

Are the exam results a political problem in summer 2021? Will Gavin Williamson remain Education Secretary? 

Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss how the pandemic affected A-level and GCSE results and why Labour has chosen this moment to call for Gavin Williamson to be sacked.

Then, in You Ask Us, they answer a listener’s question on whether climate change will ever become a major issue at general elections.

You can send a question for You Ask Us to podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk 

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