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The Times, which also splashes on the “triple lock” announcement, quotes a cabinet minister who says England and Wales will “inevitably” follow the lead of the Scottish government in abandoning the planned system for awarding students’ grades; telling the paper that it would “be better we moved now rather than get dragged there”. The Times reports that while No 10 officials have described the Scottish government’s U-turn as “reckless”, senior Conservative MPs have warned Education Secretary Gavin Williamson that there will a rebellion among MPs if England’s system is not seen to be fair.