Johann Lamont - Quotes

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Schools are not exam factories for the rat race. ---->>>

My Scottish Labour Party is a crusade - to fight poverty, inequality and injustice. ---->>>

I love hard political debate and I love beating somebody on a political point but what I'm more frustrated by is the politics where you play the man not the politics. ---->>>

Scotland is my country, the nation that shaped me, that taught me my values. A nation whose achievements inspired and inspire me, a community whose failings drive me - drive my overwhelming desire to fight for social justice and equality.

Scotland is my country, the nation that shaped me, that taught me my values. A nation whose achievements inspired and inspire me, a community whose failings drive me - drive my overwhelming desire to fight for social justice and equality.

We shall seek debate without division or rancour. ---->>>

My working life has always been wrapped up in doing my job to the best of my abilities and doing the best for my family. It is not a contest between the two. ---->>>

Telling the truth, and confronting the challenge, is what politics is about. ---->>>

If I have learned one thing in life, it is never to take any man's own estimate of himself. He could very well be mistaken. ---->>>

The Scottish Labour Party, while I have breath in my body, will listen to the views of trade unionists. ---->>>

I've taught fifth-year Christmas leavers last thing on a Friday afternoon. Basically, if you can face that you can face anything. ---->>>

It's true across the U.K. that those who had least to do with causing the economic crisis are carrying the heaviest burden. That's unacceptable. ---->>>

Maybe I was just born to argue with men. ---->>>

My biggest ambition is to bring together what happens in the real world with what politicians talk about. ---->>>

The test is can you do something, rather than have a theoretical argument - can you make a difference? ---->>>

We must listen and learn, show humility and seek again to talk for and to people's ambitions and concerns. ---->>>

We will renew our party, to rebuild our land - and we will do it by being a better Labour, real Labour, Scottish Labour. ---->>>

What I will say will not always please you, but what I say will always be honest and true and how I genuinely see it. ---->>>

While I'm leader, nothing will be off limits - there will not be one policy, one rule, one way of working which cannot be changed. ---->>>

I'm pretty proud of having completed a marathon myself, so I can only imagine the pride that real athletes feel when they are picked for the Olympic or the Paralympic Games. ---->>>

I will not promise what I cannot deliver. And I will never hide the cost of what I propose. ---->>>

I've got a very deep and abiding passion about education being far more than buildings and textbooks; it's what children bring into school with them. ---->>>

Separation and devolution are two completely different concepts which cannot be mixed together. One is not a stop on the way to the other. ---->>>

The government don't want to talk about the consequences of the choices they make. They pretend there aren't any consequences. ---->>>

I got a very strong sense from my mother, in particular, that we are all equal in the sight of God. ---->>>

Progressive politics is not something to be bolted on to another cause. ---->>>

We do students a great disservice by implying that one set of students is more important than another. ---->>>

Our task is a great one, not just because of how far we have fallen. Our task is a great one because of the challenges facing the people we seek to serve. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Scottish
Born: 07-11, 1957
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Occupation: Politician
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Johann MacDougall Lamont (; born 11 July 1957) is a Scottish politician, who was leader of the Scottish Labour Party from 2011 to 2014. She served as a junior minister in the Labour-Liberal Democrat coalition Scottish Executive from 2004 until the coalition's defeat by the Scottish National Party (SNP) in 2007 (wikipedia)