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GCSEs: Welsh minister's claim of 'politicised' exams

23 August 2012 Last updated at 18:26 BST

The Welsh education minister has complained that the exam system is being "politicised" in England amid a fall in top grade GCSE passes.

Leighton Andrews said he believed exam boards had been pressured to mark more harshly, a charge which the UK Education Secretary Michael Gove denies.

Mr Andrews spoke to Kayley Thomas on BBC Radio Wales.