A BBC Scotland complaint – MSPs didn’t vote to ‘scrap’ P1 assessments
The following complaint was submitted to the BBC following several broadcasts which falsely claimed MSPs had voted to “scrap” standardised P1 assessments.
Complaint submitted Sept 20th
On Wednesday, Sept 19th a vote took place in the Scottish parliament. MSPs voted on a motion to halt standardised P1 assessments and called on the Scottish Govt to review the evidence and its approach.
… Here is the introduction to that evening’s Reporting Scotland where the newsreader tells viewers: “MSPs have voted in favour of scrapping standard assessments for primary one children in Scotland.”