Wes Streeting – 2021 Comments on the Digital Divide

The comments made by Wes Streeting, the Shadow Schools Minister, on 6 January 2021.

The Government has had nine months since the start of the pandemic to tackle the digital divide in children’s learning, yet thousands of pupils are still unable to access online education.

If Ministers do not urgently adopt Labour’s proposals, the digital divide in access to education risks failing a generation.