Johann Lamont MSP

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Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

Do you accept that there is an issue in that a disproportionate number of looked-after young people leave school at the end of fourth year—because of their circum...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

If schools are doing that, I presume that they could encourage such children to stay on in school. The issue is not about ability; it is about circumstance.

Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

With respect, you have said that the system works over three years, but a disproportionate number of young people from a particular disadvantaged group leave school at the end of fourth year...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

It would be helpful if you could point us to that decision, because, thus far, the committee has been unable to get anybody to say that they were responsible for ...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

I will go back to the question of equity and fairness. Dr Brown made the point that young people down south are not allowed to take exams or are taken off the rol...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

How is that tension going to be resolved? Whose responsibility is it? It is one thing to say that there is a tension—you could almost argue that it is a conflict—but how is that going to be ...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

Should the schools not be doing that, then?



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

So, you think that it is acceptable for them to start in third year. Given that some of the calculation covers what they do when they are not in the classroom, wo...



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

With respect, it is not sustainable for young people to do eight subjects in fourth year.



Education and Skills Committee 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Johann Lamont

I accept that, and I have experienced it myself. Schools talk about flexibility, but, as I have mentioned in the past, flexibility can be largely theoretical if a...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-16487: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16275: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14984: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, On Behalf of Public Petitions Committee, Date Lodged: 28/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14275: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13908: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12986: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12882: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12645: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12564: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12563: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-23363: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23364: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03304: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03262: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03206: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03128: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22493: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22475: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22450: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22321: Johann Lamont, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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