Councillor Judith Blake, deputy leader of Leeds City Council said: "We're here on behalf of the thousands of young people who we believe have been treated grossly unfairly. We're here to seek justice on their behalf.
"We do not believe it's right that the incompetence of Ofqual and the exam boards should be picked up by them.
"There are many young people who have not been able to gain access to their apprenticeships, the course that they wanted as a result of this."
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