Michael Fabricant sorry for saying teachers and nurses had lockdown drinks

Tory MP says he did not mean to cause offence by suggesting they enjoyed ‘quiet drink’ at end of day

The Tory MP Michael Fabricant has apologised for suggesting many teachers and nurses enjoyed a “quiet drink” at the end of the day in staff rooms during lockdown.

In a letter published on the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) union’s website following outrage from the education sector over his comments, Fabricant said it was not his intention to cause offence or to demoralise, “and I apologise if I have genuinely done so”.

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