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The State of the Scottish Education System - Amendment

  • Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour.
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 06 December 2022
  • Motion reference: S6M-07111.1
  • Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, 07 December 2022

As an amendment to motion S6M-07111 in the name of Stephen Kerr (The State of the Scottish Education System), insert at end "; recognises that strike action by teachers continues across Scotland; calls on the Scottish Government to ensure that negotiations urgently progress to ensure a fair pay deal and minimal disruption to pupils’ learning; notes the widespread disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic to education; calls on the Scottish Government to urgently carry out a full assessment of the impact of the pandemic so that pupils, parents and teachers can receive the support that they need; notes the increased absence rate of pupils from Scottish schools, and calls for an action plan to aid re-engagement; notes the decline in the number of STEM teachers in secondary schools, and asks for an update from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills on what actions are being taken to reverse this decline, and believes that the Scottish Government should reform Scottish education by implementing the recommendations of the Muir report."


Vote

Result 54 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote Vote Defeated

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Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-07111

The State of the Scottish Education System

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote Vote Passed


Accepted related amendments

Motion ref. S6M-07111.3

The State of the Scottish Education System - Amendment

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Result 66 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 9 did not vote Vote Passed


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-07111.2

The State of the Scottish Education System - Amendment

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date lodged: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, December 7, 2022