Government accused of ‘turning blind eye’ to harm from classroom face mask policy
The face masks in the classroom policy was never assessed for negative health impacts on children, the Government has admitted.
Public Health England (PHE) has been accused of “turning a blind eye” to the harm that youngsters are being exposed to by wearing masks for up to eight hours a day.
The watchdog claimed the government “did not consider any potential disbenefits of the policy” prior to introducing it.
Three mothers are considering launching legal battle with Government claiming school closures during coronavirus crisis may have breached their children's human rights
Three mothers are considering suing the Government over school closures - amid claims they may have breached children's human rights and pupil's are being 'treated like they're germs'.
The women have also written to the Secretary of State Gavin Williamson to ask whether the 'long term physical and mental welfare' of pupils has been considered, and to raise concerns about social distancing.
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