Unemployed Teachers

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 11th November 2021.

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Photo of Willie Rennie Willie Rennie Liberal Democrat

It is truly astonishing that, after months of being asked, the education secretary still does not know how many unemployed teachers there are in this country. She is the education secretary—she should know the answer to that question and cannot simply pass the buck to councils. When will she get a grip of the situation and improve the careers of teachers, rather than crush them?