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Scottish Parliament: Scottish EXECUTIVE: Pre-school Education (17 Jun 1999)

Peter Peacock: We expect that universal provision of pre-school education for three-year-olds, from a range of providers and supported by a range of measures to guarantee quality, will be achieved in 2002.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish EXECUTIVE: Pre-school Education (17 Jun 1999)

Peter Peacock: I recognise the close interest that Scott Barrie takes in this matter. I know that from his experience in social work he will be well aware of the different attributes that different providers can bring to nursery education. We are very clear about wanting to have the voluntary and independent sectors actively involved, alongside local authority provision. As Scott Barrie is aware, that is a...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish EXECUTIVE: Pre-school Education (17 Jun 1999)

Peter Peacock: We expect 60 per cent of all three-year-olds who wish a pre-school place to have one by next session. By 2002, every three-year-old who wishes a place will have one available.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish EXECUTIVE: Pre-school Education (17 Jun 1999)

Peter Peacock: I acknowledge, from conversations that I have had with him, Mr Muldoon's close interest in pre-school education. It is very much part of the Executive's strategy, not just for children but for families and whole communities. It contributes to building an innovative, compassionate, confident and inclusive society. Getting the foundations for education correct and improving attainment from the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Education: Education (16 Jun 1999)

Peter Peacock: Projects with a capital value of over £400 million have been identified as eligible for revenue support under the "level playing field" arrangements for Public/Private Partnerships. This is on top of the additional expenditure of £185 million for work on school buildings announced following the Comprehensive Spending Review.


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