Ministers are facing pressure from councils and teaching unions to reconsider plans to reopen English primary schools to some pupils from 1 June.
At least 11 councils have expressed concerns over safety and timing.
Teaching union NASUWT said it remained “unconvinced” reopening schools was “appropriate or practicable”.
Justice Secretary Robert Buckland said No 10 was taking all concerns “very seriously”.
He told BBC Breakfast that 1 June was “an important date for everyone to work towards” but he said the government accepted there may be “issues” from employers that need to be addressed “which might not mean that we’ll see a uniform approach”.
For most pupils, schools have been closed since 20…
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