Ms Devon's position was being axed to avoid "confusion". (Said DfE)
Great, that is clear then. She advised the Government that their testing regime was putting too much pressure on children, who might suffer mental health consequences.
This confused the Government - no, their policy was right, how could anyone think otherwise? So they sacked her.
"Natasha has done a great job of helping us to raise the profile of young people's mental health since her appointment last year," said the spokeswoman.
In fact, she has done such a good job of raising this profile that we are finding increasingly that we have nowhere left to hide on the matter.
Mental health champion for UK schools axed after criticising government
Department for Education denies axing of role is connected to Natasha Devon’s criticism of policies such as increased testing (Guardian)
Oh no, of course it wasn't connected at all
! Perish the very thought.
Kim Jong Un doesn't have all
the best tunes.