Shirley-Anne Somerville

MSP, Dunfermline

Dunfermline Scottish National Party

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Further Education (Dumfries and Galloway) 13 Jun 2018

    In the 2018-19 academic year, through the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council, the Scottish Government will provide a real-terms increase of over 8 per cent to support the teaching of further and higher education courses at Dumfries and Galloway College, with the funding totalling £9.73 million. Additionally, we will provide £1.78 million in student support as part...
  • Scottish Parliament: Further Education (Dumfries and Galloway) 13 Jun 2018

    The colleges in that area should be commended for the innovative work that they are taking forward together and in partnership, and for taking full advantage of the new opportunities that are available in the south of Scotland because of the work that is going on there in not just education but skills, and because of the general economic recovery. I look forward to hearing more about the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Universities and Schools (Engagement) 13 Jun 2018

    We expect schools and other partners to work collaboratively with one another, and there are many examples of schools doing that effectively with universities, colleges, employers and others to the clear benefit of their young people. In response to the recommendations from the commission on widening access, the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council is developing a new school...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Dunfermline

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 31 August 2007 — Appointed, regional replacement

Also represented Lothians

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