Thu 6 Aug, 2020

Responding to remarks from the First Minister that her younger self would 'very possibly' have joined exams protest, Scottish Greens Co-Leader Patrick Harvie MSP said: 

“Young people who’ve been treated unfairly by the SQA don’t need empty words from the First Minister, they need a solution. It’s not good enough for her to tell heartbroken pupils and teachers across the country that she sympathises. She was warned that the SQA’s approach risked this outcome and ignored those warnings. I’ll be joining the young people protesting in Glasgow tomorrow, demanding that a ‘no detriment’ policy be implemented in the appeals process as an absolute minimum.” 

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