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Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019 View PDF version
2. Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that the primary school system is fit for purpose. (S5O-03273)

Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne

Last September, the Parliament voted by 63 to 61 to halt Scottish national standardised assessments for primary 1 pupils. As a result, an independent review of P1...

Social Security Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

I am an MSP for South Scotland.

Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

Every 20 minutes in the UK, a child comes into care needing a foster family. In Scotland, of the 14,738 looked-after children in 2017, 35 per cent were in foster care. Although that is not e...

Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

In 2012, when I was appointed to my local council’s planning committee, I was given a publication entitled “Placemaking and design” which, I was informed, contained the good policy that woul...

Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne

Okay. In 2016, the “Place-based Approaches to Joint Planning, Resourcing and Delivery” report identified that the UK has had a place-based approach since the 1970...

Social Security Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

I will go back to staffing, given that that there is now a 15 per cent vacancy rate. How does the staffing relate to the original budget estimate for the programme of £118 million, given tha...

Social Security Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne

As I understand it, the programme was estimated in 2019-20 as needing £118 million, but it was only allocated £77.8 million in the budget. You must have had to cu...

Social Security Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne

Just for clarification—

Social Security Committee 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019 View PDF version
Michelle Ballantyne

Are you saying that you revised down the number of people that you needed, and that the 15 per cent vacancy is simply that?

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