Tavish Scott

Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands

@tavishscott

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  • Scottish Parliament: Education 15 May 2019

    We are debating education on the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament, after 12 years of Scottish National Party Government and four years on from the First Minister’s speech saying that education policy is number 1. Why do teachers, parents and young people see little evidence that education is the Government’s main reason for being in office? The perpetual siren of independence...
  • Scottish Parliament: Education 15 May 2019

    I entirely take the point that the cabinet secretary has just made about the three-year senior phase, but is not that one of the aspects that could be carefully considered in the OECD review? Parliament considered that last week. In fairness, I point out that the Government accepted that as part of Iain Gray’s motion a fortnight or so ago. Could that be addressed in the mid-term review of...
  • Scottish Parliament: Private Nurseries 9 May 2019

    The Central private nursery in Shetland will close in a month’s time. The nursery failed to recruit staff because public sector nurseries are paying more and recruiting to fulfil the expansion of childcare. Twenty families will be directly affected by the loss of the nursery, which is run by Mairi Jamieson and her team. What can the First Minister do to ensure that wraparound care is...

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Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

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