DRACONIAN measures which mean entire school classes have to isolate if one child gets Covid-19 could be ditched, Sajid Javid hinted last night.
The new Health Secretary has ordered officials to look again at the policy in a bid to keep millions in school.
🔵 Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates
A staggering 250,000 pupils in England missed class last week because of the rules.
Mr Javid said: “This is a very important issue and something I’ve focused on, on day one of the job.
“That is why I’ve asked for fresh advice on this.”
He will hold talks with Education Secretary Gavin Williamson on the plan.
A string of MPs want an end to the bubbles.