Travelers brace for more carnage as rail workers out again

a The education secretary said a teacher strike would be “unforgivable” in the wake of Covid, as officials make plans for an army of supply teachers to keep schools open, Camilla Turner, Hayley Dixon and Ben Riley Smith write.

Nadim Zahawi said young people had already experienced “more turmoil than any generation before them” after the UK’s largest teachers’ union threatened to vote for the strike.

On Thursday, the government will unveil plans to change the law to allow companies to use skilled agency workers to cover striking employees to reduce disruption.

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