THE Scottish Tories have sought "cast-iron guarantees" from ministers about a deal between an exams watchdog and a Middle East regime accused of brutally crushing opponents.
THE Scottish Tories have sought \"cast-iron guarantees\" from ministers about a deal between an exams watchdog and a Middle East regime accused of brutally crushing opponents.
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It follows reports the Scottish Qualifications Agency (SQA) has been involved in lucrative contracts with a firm which advises the authoritarian government in Bahrain.
Conservative education spokesman Liz Smith said: "When the Bahrain Government has been accused of abusing human rights, including those of young children, questions will be asked as to whether this was the most appropriate action on the part of SQA."
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