Scottish Labour Call to Scrap Controversial P1 Testing

By Erin Kearns Scottish Labour have lodged a parliamentary motion at Holyrood calling for the standardised National testing of Primary 1 pupils to be abolished. East Lothian MSP, Iain Gray, pictured above, will table a motion calling for the standardised national testing to be scrapped for the young pupils after feedback from teachers claims that their Primary 1 pupils have been left shaking, crying and … Continue reading Scottish Labour Call to Scrap Controversial P1 Testing

End Scottish Punishment on Police VAT Says SNP MP

By Nicolle Cassels SCOTTISH SNP MP Marion Fellows described the VAT on emergency services as a “Punishment for Scotland”. The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, is expected to lift the VAT on police and fire services in Scotland during todays budget reveal. She branded the Conservatives as “The enemy of public services” and urged that the VAT charges from the past 4 years ,which amount to £140 million, … Continue reading End Scottish Punishment on Police VAT Says SNP MP