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Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 5:01 pm on 22nd January 2004.

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Photo of George Reid George Reid None 5:01 pm, 22nd January 2004

The final question is, that motion S2M-806, in the name of Peter Peacock, on the comprehensive programme of education reforms, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament supports the Scottish Executive's additional financial support and reform programme for school education, the focus on the needs of the individual child within a reinvigorated comprehensive system and delivering excellence in Scotland's schools through reduction in class sizes in P1 and in S1 and S2 for maths and English, reform of the curriculum to ensure it offers increased choice to young people including a changed ethos in P1 and better opportunities for students over 14, reform of parental involvement to achieve a better partnership between parents and schools and reform of additional support for learning to focus better on the needs of the child.