I was warmly greeted at the above event but retired with the feeling that I was just a bit player, which I was, for a short term parent (passing through) project.
Such adults are voters and indeed valuable members/customers/.. of the school community. The latter of course is not theirs but rather something, particularly at this time, to be played with and moulded for electoral result convenience. It would be curmudgeonly of me to single out one in the procession of policies emitted by HQ but transferring responsibility for handling finances for school trips is wonderfully camp.
John Swinney abolishes this, resurrects National Testing, gives here but not there. Who would be an education minister in times of austerity, who would be a Headteacher in Elgin.