Andrew RT Davies comment on concerning education report

A new report has found that pupils from poorer backgrounds are, on average, nearly two years (22-23 months) behind their peers when they sit GCSEs.

Commenting, Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies said:

“While Labour ministers are trying to build a legacy by stuffing the Senedd with more politicians, their legacy will in fact by the worst COVID death rate in the UK, child poverty rising, and now poorer children in danger of being left behind.

“Across Cardiff, the Vale, Pontypridd, Rhondda and Cynon Valley, poorer children risk becoming a lost generation of unrealised talent.

“It’s time that Labour got their priorities in order and tackled the issues that matter, rather than spending their energy and our money legislating for more politicians.”