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Andrews defends GCSE regrade

The Education Minister in the Welsh Government, Leighton Andrews, has defended his decision to order a regrade of English-language GCSE exams last year, in front of MPs on the Commons Education committee.

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Education Minister defends GCSEs regrade to MPs

The Welsh Education Minister Leighton Andrews has been defending his decision to order a regrade of English language GCSEs last year.

He is being questioned by MPs on the Commons Education committee.

He told the committee that the regrade was "action taken to deal with an unfairness."

He criticised the UK education secretary Michael Gove for refusing to meet him and his Northern Ireland counterpart.

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