MP calls coronavirus school closures witchcraft and urges parents to call ...

Parents are told to call the POLICE if their kids are barred from going to class as coronavirus school closures are slammed as 'witchcraft' Andrew Laming MP urged parents to call police if schools wont accept students  The Brisbane LNP member said school closures are 'witchcraft' driven by unions Police say they are powerless to act on complaints about education department  Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

By Louise Ayling For Daily Mail Australia and Australian Associated Press

Published: 04:30 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 04:30 BST, 1 May 2020

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A federal MP is urging parents to call the police on schools if they won't accept students because of fears around the spread of coronavirus.

Queensland LNP Party member Andrew Laming made the bizarre appeal to parents in a video posted to Facebook on Thursday.

However, police say they are powerless to act until health authorities order schools to reopen and even then, they wouldn't be the authority responsible for handling complaints.

Federal MP Andrew Laming is urging parents to call the police on schools if they won't accept students because of fears around the spread of coronavirus

Federal MP Andrew Laming is urging parents to call the police on schools if they won't accept students because of fears around the spread of coronavirus

Mr Laming, who represents the seat of Bowman in Brisbane insists vulnerable students from poorer families are falling behind their peers while essential workers are being bullied into keeping their children at home.

'Please, pick up your enrolment forms, hold them above your head, march into school, drop your kids off and if they try and prevent those kids from going to school, call the

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