Parliamentary debate on the National Plan for #Gaelic #gàidhlig


A debate was held in the Scottish Parliament yesterday about the National Gaelic Language Plan.


The debate was on the following motion:


Amendments were put forward to the motion by Liz Smith MSP (Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party) and Iain Gray MSP (Scottish Labour).

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Some of the members spoke in Gaelic, including Kate Forbes MSP and Alasdair Allan MSP who both delivered full speeches in Gaelic and others  used sentences or phrases in Gaelic including John Finnie MSP and Rhoda Grant MSP.

The members discussed various subjects including Gaelic medium education, economic development in Gaelic communities and Gaelic broadcasting.

At the end of the debate, the motion and both amendments were agreed unanimously. This is the final agreed motion as amended:

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You can read the Official Report of the Debate or you can watch the video on our YouTube channel.