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Podcast: Academy boss warns government not to send all children back to school too soon

The chief executive of an academy trust in Kent says the government needs to listen to scientists before deciding when all children should return to school.

There are calls for ministers to set out a route map of how and when children will go back to class.

Hear from David Whitehead who is the CEO of the Potential in Everyone Academy Trust.

Also in today’s podcast, asylum seekers being held at a former army barracks in Kent are to be moved to hotels if they receive a negative Covid test.

We get reaction from the Kent Refugee Action Network.

There are calls for people from minority ethnic groups in Kent not to turn down the chance of having the Covid vaccine.

And, the organisers of the Black Deer Festival update us on their plans for the summer after it was confirmed Glastonbury has been cancelled.