Warnings unheeded over school closures, claim Greens

Green Education Spokesperson, Melanie Main, has claimed that previous warnings over rising school pupil numbers went unheeded as the City Council now looks at re-opening part of a school closed by the last Lib Dem – SNP Administration.  Councillor Main said:

“It beggars belief that we have found ourselves in this position so soon after three nearby primary schools were closed in the last five years – Fort Primary, Royston and Bonnington.

“Greens fought hard against these closures and our warnings about rising school rolls went unheeded.

“Communities that have had the stress of school closures hanging over their heads now have the worry that there are not enough new school places for August 2013.”

Read the full story in the Edinburgh Evening News.