FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon slammed over teaching vacancies

Nicola Sturgeon came under fire today after "internal documents" warned it may take three years to fill the 700  teaching vacancies in Scotland's schools.

 

Labour Kezia Dugdale today said teachers are "crying out for help" and accused the SNP leader of neglecting grassroots issues in Scotland while pursuing a "divisive" referendum.

 

Ms Sturgeon today insisted that education is her "top priority" as she addressed MSPs at First Minister's Questions, but she was met with howls of derision from opposition MSPs who believe a second referendum is her main goal.

 


Ms Dugdale today said the SNP had cut £170 million from local services.

 


The Labour leader said; "If education was her top priority then she would be listening to the teachers across Scotland who are crying out for help."

 

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