Scott condemns Shetlanders' exclusion from university access schemes

Scottish Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson and MSP for Shetland Tavish Scott has written to the Principal of Edinburgh University, Professor Peter Mathieson, criticising the move to award clearing places only to those students identified as being from poorer backgrounds by the Scottish Inde...

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Northern Isles Digital Forum - Shetland

Islesburgh Community Centre, Friday 17th August 2018, 11am to 1pm

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Scot Lib Dems to propose boost for teachers at autumn conference

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott MSP laid out yesterday a plan to back teachers with a range of proposals designed to restore the status, strength and resilience of the profession to be discussed at the party's conference next month. The party has repeatedly called fo...

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Scott: SNP must trust teachers or classrooms will face another difficult year

Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Tavish Scott has today said that the Scottish Government must trust teachers or classrooms will face another difficult year as further evidence of the impact of the Government's education policies emerged. This week: Exam results showed the total ...

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Scott and McArthur Demand Updates on Steps to Unlock RET Impasse

Following the failure of the Scottish Government to introduce full RET on Orkney ferry routes this summer and resorting to a stop gap equivalent for the Aberdeen-Lerwick and Kirkwall-Lerwick routes, Shetland MSP Tavish Scott and Orkney MSP Liam McArthur have called on the new Transport Secretary,...

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Scott Condemns Airport Owner For Free Parking Offer

Despite Sumburgh Airport’s operator trying to impose car parking charges on islanders, they are now offering free parking at Inverness Airport.   HIAL, who operate airports on behalf of the Scottish Government, are offering free parking at Inverness Airport for flights to Jersey.   Shetland MSP ...

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Constituency Surgery

I'll be holding a surgery in my constituency office at 171 Commercial Street, Lerwick, Monday, 13 August from 5pm-6pm. Please come along if there is anything I can help you with as your MSP. No appointment needed.

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About

In 1999, Tavish Scott was elected as the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Shetland and he was re-elected in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2016. Tavish is the current Scottish Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Education & Sport and Europe. He is a member of the Scottish Parliament’s Education & Skills Committee and Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee. He is also a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. Read more