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Liam Kerr Speaks in Education Debate

Yesterday, Liam Kerr spoke in the Education Committee debate in The Scottish Parliament which examined the performance and roles of the SQA, Education Scotland, Skills Development Scotland and Scottish Funding Council.

Ambulances in Tayside and Fife Missing Targets

Liam Kerr is in the Courier this morning on the worrying figures obtained by the paper that show that Ambulance response time targets in Tayside and Fife are met less than 15% of the time- the worst in the county by a large margin.

Liam Kerr Speaks in Human Rights Debate

Liam Kerr spoke yesterday in the Scottish Government Debate, "Scotland's place in the European Union - Protecting and Promoting Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms".

Scots Tories Reveal Psychiatrist Recruitment Crisis on Tayside

Tayside is bearing the brunt of a national shortage of psychiatrists, new figures reveal.

One in five vacancies in Scotland for consultant psychiatrists is in Tayside, with 10.9 posts unfilled in the health area, according to NHS data.

Urgent Written Question Tabled by Liam Kerr on Mountain Weather Service

Liam Kerr this afternoon tabled an urgent written question to the Scottish Government asking what plans it has to safeguard the vital Mountain Weather Information Service which is under threat with Sport Scotland announcing over the weekend that it is to pull its funding.