Nicola Sturgeon

As the UK Government warns of possible moves to rota-based and remote learning in the event of outbreaks, the Scottish Tories accuse the SNP of politicising a health crisis to ‘promote separatism.’

Here are the stages of response planned for England’s schools:

The Scottish Tories are now struggling to regroup and to find some form of words to explain why these earlier statements do not now make them hypocrites unless they attack the Johnson Plan, above.

BBC Scotland’s, Gordon Brewer is not expected to grill Jamie Greene, above, on this, but to ask him what tartan his tie is and does he consider himself to be a proud Scot?

Baron Foulkes (Labour Con) has accused the SNP of keeping schools open deliberately.