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APPENDIX IV to the minute of the meeting of the Education Committee of 4 June 1996 (Article 2(iv) refers)

MINUTE of MEETING of the SPECIAL CASES SUB-COMMITTEE of the EDUCATION COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Tuesday 4 June 1996 at 3.45 pm.

Present: Councillors BRIAN M C MILNE, WALLIE LEASK and GEORGE NORRIE.

Also Present with the Concurrence of the Sub-Committee:

Provost Mrs FRANCES E DUNCAN, local member.

Councillor MILNE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Sub-Committee resolved to exclude the public and press during consideration of the following matters to avoid the possible disclosure of information which was exempt in terms of Part 1 of Schedule 7A to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, Paragraph 3.

2. PROVISION OF SCHOOL TRANSPORT - LANGLANDS PRIMARY SCHOOL

With reference to Article 2(b) of the minute of meeting of this Sub-Committee of 23 April 1996, there was submitted Report No 484/96 by the Director of Education giving further information on a parental request to amend the drop-off point for children living at Loanhead Farm, Forfar, for whom transport was provided to the above school.

After hearing the Director of Education and the local member, and having considered the financial implications, the Sub-Committee agreed to acknowledge the unsafe nature of the journey and accordingly to provide a separate contract to cater specifically for the small number of children affected.