Government faces pressure from Labour and Tory MPs over England’s A-level results

Boris Johnson is under pressure from some of his own MPs tonight after thousands of A-level students complained that their exam results were unfairly downgraded – with stark differences emerging between state and private schools. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

While the proportion of A* and A grades awarded to independent schools rose by 4.7 percent, the increase in state schools was half that.

Labour has called on ministers to act immediately to sort out what it says is a “fiasco”.

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