7 August 2020

Tuesday was Exam Results’ Day. Except this year there were no exams. Some people are still questioning why the exam diet was actually cancelled when most of the year’s work had been completed, and countries like Germany, France and Italy continued with the

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Wishart congratulates pupils but warns too many have faced...

First of all, I would like to say congratulations to everyone receiving results today. You have all worked incredibly hard in circumstances that have never been faced before. You should be very proud of the work that you have put in. We also owe our thanks

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Wishart warns of “anxious weekend” for teachers and students

Ahead of the publication of exam results next Tuesday, Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Beatrice Wishart MSP has today warned the Education Secretary about teacher and student anxiety over “unexpected, upsetting or unfair” exam results, as it is revealed schools and colleges have ...

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Wishart welcomes tourism top up

Shetland’s MSP Beatrice Wishart has welcomed the announcement that a new support fund will be set up to provide help the self-catering businesses who have not yet been given any form of government support. The new fund will provide grants to self-catering businesses in Scotland with grants of £10...

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Wishart urges Scottish Government to speed up adult day care re-opening

Shetland’s MSP, Beatrice Wishart, has today pressed the First Minister on the re-opening of adult day care and respite services, following reports that their re-opening has been stalled. After months of bearing the full burden of care for adults with complex needs, and despite the Scottish Govern...

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Isles representatives welcome Islands Growth Deal funding agreement

Northern Isles representatives, Alistair Carmichael MP, Beatrice Wishart MSP and Liam McArthur MSP, have today welcomed the announcement of a £100m funding agreement for the Islands Growth Deal, covering both the Northern Isles and the Western Isles and funded equally between the UK and Scottish ...

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