Library Provision in Schools (Highlands and Islands)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 16th March 2016.

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Photo of Alasdair Allan Alasdair Allan Scottish National Party

I am aware of some of the concerns that have been expressed about not only school libraries but mobile libraries in Argyll and Bute. I very much agree with what the member says about reading for pleasure and curiosity being absolutely central to a young person’s achievement and to their life chances with regard to closing the attainment gap.