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Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet - Amendment

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

As an amendment to motion S6M-02839 in the name of Meghan Gallacher (Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet), leave out from "regrets" to end and insert "commends the education workforce for its continued efforts to deliver high-quality school education throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; acknowledges that the pandemic has caused disruption to learning, not just in Scotland but around the world, as recognised by the World Bank and the UN; welcomes the Scottish Government’s commitment to education recovery through significant investment in teacher employment, digital inclusion, tackling costs associated with the school day, and study support; recognises the Scottish Government’s ongoing commitment to tackling the poverty-related attainment gap, the progress made pre-pandemic in closing the gap, and the further £1 billion investment over the course of the current parliamentary session through the refreshed Scottish Attainment Challenge; notes that it is the Scottish Government’s firm intention that the 2022 national qualification exam diet will take place if it is safe to do so; welcomes the National e-Learning Offer, which has been in place since August 2020, and acknowledges that the Scottish Government and SQA continue to closely monitor disruption caused to schools by COVID-19, with a commitment to provide additional support to learners as required."


Vote

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Passed

Scottish National Party  60 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 4 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  0 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Labour  0 for, 20 against, 0 abstained, 2 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Green Party  7 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

No Party Affiliation  0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

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Scottish Liberal Democrats  0 for, 4 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

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Related motion

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Passed


Amendments that have not been voted on

Motion ref. S6M-02839.2

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet - Amendment

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022