National NEU Weekly Update

Week Ending 15/10/2021

The joint union letter to Nadhim Zahawi calling for tighter safety measures in schools and colleges gained good coverage over the weekend both regionally and nationally including the Daily MailTelegraphGuardianMetroTESYahoo news and the Morning Star. Kevin also did interviews for Times Radio and LBC radio, clips of this interview were used throughout the day on hourly bulletins and Kevin’s interview for ITV news was the lead story for the evening news. Read full press release here.

NEU comments on a report by UCL showed the increasing reliance on schools by families most in need of support was covered in the Mirror  and the Morning Star.  Full press release here.

We also commented on calls from the Local Government Association for more properly funded school-based counselling in schools and colleges.