Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP has this week revealed there has been a 36% increase in the number of “super-size” primary school classes since 2012. As schools return for the new term, the Lib Dems have published new analysis which uncovers the growing number of classes containing 30 or more pupils across Scotland. It shows:
As Police Scotland seeks to recover from the chaos of the last few years it needs a Chief Constable with the authority to assist with that recovery.
These allegations of gross misconduct are incredibly serious and require a thorough and prompt investigation.
Climate change threatens not just our precious natural environment in Scotland, an environment which supports a strong leisure and tourism industry but also jobs across the rest of the economy, and our communities. That’s why it is so concerning that in the past eighteen months the consensus to tackle rising temperatures and pollution through global partnership has been upset by isolationism of Brexit, and the election of Donald Trump. There is the real possibility that the time when we need to do the most, the progress we have made will halt, or even reverse.