MSP, East Lothian
The extra inspections that were announced by Education Scotland will be helpful in supporting schools to work towards closing the attainment gap. However, the Scottish Government is only this week consulting on how it will measure that gap in progress. It has been two years since the First Minister told us that closing the gap was her top priority. Does she not think that two years to get...
I thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of his statement. The compromise that he has reached regarding regional collaboratives is welcome in that it leaves their leadership accountable to local government rather than central Government. All credit, then, to councillors—in particular, Councillor McCabe from COSLA—for working through that compromise. However, if the...
In East Lothian, prior to the roll-out of universal credit, rent arrears had fallen by 20 per cent; on its introduction, rent arrears increased by 20 per cent in a single year. The evidence is absolutely clear.
Labour MSP for East Lothian
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Also represented Edinburgh Pentlands
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