LGBT Issues in Education

Matthew Davidson made this Freedom of Information request to Midlothian Council

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Matthew Davidson

Dear Midlothian Council,

(1) Please could you indicate the number of homophobic incidents targeted at pupils, reported in each of your schools (listed individually by name and number) that were reported in the 2016 - 2017 academic year?

(2) Please could you indicate the number of homophobic incidents targeted at staff, reported in each of your schools (listed individually by name and number) that were reported in the 2016 - 2017 academic year?

(3) Please indicate which of your schools have received staff training on dealing with LGBT issues and from whom (e.g. from a specific external organisation or the council).

(4) Please list which schools have either achieved Bronze, Silver or Gold, or are registered with LGBT Youth Scotland's School Charter Mark.

(5) For clarity and to put the above into perspective, please indicate the total number of schools in your council.

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Davidson

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Matthew Davidson

Dear Midlothian Council,

This request is now overdue. All councils in Scotland were sent the request at the same time. You are now one of only two councils that have not yet replied.

Please could you give an estimated time for response?

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Davidson

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Cathy Lailvaux, Midlothian Council

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Dear Mr Davidson,

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in respect of LGBT Issues in Education and wish to extend our sincere apologies for our delayed response.

The response was unfortunately overlooked owing to the current school Summer holiday period.

Kind Regards,
Cathy

Executive Personal Assistant
Education, Communities & Economy
Tel No. 0131 271 3718
Email - [email address]

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