Nicola Sturgeon questions whether an expected visit from Boris Johnson to Scotland is necessary.
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Peter McMahon from ITV Border asks about the challenges facing parents who are home schooling in rural areas where connectivity is often an issue.
Nicola Sturgeon says it is a “really important" concern, particularly in the south of Scotland and the Highlands, and she will talk to Education Secretary John Swinney about what more the Scottish government can do.
The first minister highlights that the government have "already done a significant amount" with the funding provided directly to local authorities to allow them to get devices and connections to "thousands of families across the country".Quote Message: No family should be in that position of having to decide between buying food and a data plan." from Nicola Sturgeon First Minister
Ms Sturgeon reiterated that it was a "top priority" for the Scottish government to get children back into face to face learning as quickly as possible.
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