Iain Gray MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 31 January 2019 [Draft] : 31 January 2019


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

In 2012, the Royal Society of Edinburgh published the first report: “Tapping all our Talents: Women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics: a strategy for Scotland”. That was th...



Education and Skills Committee 30 January 2019 : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray

Upstart Scotland’s submission refers to the Australian national assessment program: literacy and numeracy—NAPLAN—and says that tests that were similarly labelled ...



Education and Skills Committee 30 January 2019 : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray

When the test designers gave evidence, I asked about input from teachers in the initial design of the tests. There was none. Was that a mistake?



Education and Skills Committee 30 January 2019 : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray

When the test designers gave evidence, I asked them how teachers had been involved from the start in the early design of the tests. The designers could not say th...



Education and Skills Committee 30 January 2019 : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray

You have made very clear how much importance you attach to teachers’ judgment—you said that primacy must be given to teachers’ judgment—and you have obviously rev...



Education and Skills Committee 30 January 2019 : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray

Fine.



Education and Skills Committee 30 January 2019 : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray

Yes.



Education and Skills Committee 30 January 2019 : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray

That is a very powerful argument, but my question was about whether the test can provide data at an individual diagnostic level that can be used in the classroom ...



Education and Skills Committee 30 January 2019 : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

That comment gets to the heart of what the committee is struggling with. I am not entirely clear what your judgment is. We are asking ourselves whether the SNSAs—...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 January 2019 [Draft] : 30 January 2019


Iain Gray

In our view, the Tory motion is not committed enough to mainstreaming. The Government’s amendment corrects that, and we will support it. However, neither says eno...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15507.1: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15507: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15703: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15607.1: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15021: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14886: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14877: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14885: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14847: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14638.3: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14258: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14168: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-21218: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21103: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02786: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20759: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02749: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20428: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20427: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20421: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20098: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19662: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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