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APPENDIX V to the minute of the meeting of the Education Committee of 21 January 1997 (Article 6(e) refers)

MINUTE of MEETING of the SPECIAL CASES SUB-COMMITTEE of the EDUCATION COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Tuesday 21 January 1997 at 3.45 pm.

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

Councillor MILNE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. MINUTE OF PREVIOUS MEETING

The minute of meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 15 October 1996 was accepted as a correct record and signed by the Convener.

2. EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Sub-Committee resolved in terms of Standing Order 27(2) that the public and press be excluded during consideration of the following matters so as to avoid the possible disclosure of information which was exempt in terms of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (Paragraph 3).

3. PROVISION OF SCHOOL TRANSPORT

There was submitted Report No 90/97 by the Director of Education in respect of a request for the provision of school transport for a pupil at Eassie Primary School now living in the catchment area of Glamis Primary School.

After hearing the Director of Education and having considered the options available, the Sub-Committee agreed that, in the light of the exceptional circumstances, school transport be provided for the pupil to and from Eassie Primary School.