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Raise the starting age for formal education

Scottish Liberal Democrats will include in their manifesto a commitment to raise the starting age for formal schooling to 7, transforming how children learn in what is currently P1 and P2. The longer early years phase will still be mandatory … Continue reading

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Plan to boost teaching

The Scottish Liberal Democrats want to boost teaching and will include the following in their manifesto: More in-class support to help every child reach their potential; A guaranteed job for every teacher for smaller class sizes; An end to the … Continue reading

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Plan to Fix Social Care

The Scottish Liberal Democrat will include in their manifesto new proposals for the future of adult social care. These proposals include: The setting of national care service standards with funding put in place to meet those standards; Scrapping charges for … Continue reading

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A new plan for business and fair work

The Scottish Liberal Democrat will include in their manifesto a package of proposals designed to boost the economy and help Scotland put the recovery from the pandemic first, with a focus on skills and long-term career advice, new graduate placements … Continue reading

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Local party – missing bits of the campaign

The Scottish Parliament Election has to be done differently this time round. This affects how the local party can go about campaigning. This should be done digitally but many aspects of this approach are being missed. There has been no … Continue reading

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