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S5W-06759: Alexander Burnett (Aberdeenshire West)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 31 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-05886 by John Swinney on 19 January 2017, for what reason the chief executive of the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has not provided the information that was requested regarding what action is being taking to reduce the risk of human error arising from the digitised scanning of exam papers; what action it took to ensure that this information would be provided by the chief executive timeously and, in light of the SQA being accountable to it, whether it will publish the chief executive’s response in the answer.

Answered by: John Swinney 23 February 2017

Further to the answer to question S5W-05886, Dr Janet Brown, Chief Executive of the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) wrote to Mr Burnett, at the Scottish Parliament, on 2 February 2017.

Scottish Government officials have asked SQA to reissue Dr Brown's reply.