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Edinburgh Council delay decision on religious votes over schools

Edinburgh Council was due to take the decision on whether to maintain the unique position of certain faith groups on how the cities schools are run. However, after debate the council decided to delay the decision until November. The failure…

Primary school closed on say so of unelected Church representatives

Scotland’s archaic system of allowing religious representatives the right to be in control of local education matters has been laid bare in a controversial decision at Perth and Kinross council. Blairingone Primary School in Kinross-shire was closed despite local councillors…

Boycott call on School Religious Reps in West Dunbartonshire

Humanist Society Scotland have called on the members of West Dunbartonshire’s minority faith groups to boycott the recruitment process for a new religious representative to the Council Education Committee. At present the Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church…

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