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'Failed the Scottish people!' Labour's Leonard furiously attacks Swinney for exam fiasco

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

RICHARD LEONARD brutally outlined why a vote of no confidence was submitted against Scotland's Education Secretary John Swinney in Scottish Parliament.
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John Swinney survives vote of no confidence as SNP and Green MSPs ride to his rescue

John Swinney survives vote of no confidence as SNP and Green MSPs ride to his rescue

1 month ago   |   By Evening Express

John Swinney has survived a Holyrood vote of no confidence despite being roundly condemned for his handling of the exams fiasco that led to thousands of pupils having their results downgraded.
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Scotland's education secretary John Swinney survives no-confidence vote

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Motion tabled in light of the Scottish exam results row was defeated by 67 votes to 58
John Swinney, Scotland's education secretary, has survived a no-confidence vote despite repeated accusations from opposition parties he is guilty of recklessly undermining trust in the education system. Swinney, who is also deputy first minister in Nicola Sturgeon's minority government, survived after the Scottish Green party MSPs threw their six votes behind the Scottish National party, defeating the no confidence motion by 67 votes to 58.
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