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APPENDIX II to the minute of the meeting of the Education Committee of 26 November 1996 (Article 5(b) refers)

MINUTE of MEETING of the SPECIAL CASES SUB-COMMITTEE of the EDUCATION COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Tuesday 15 October 1996 at 3.45 pm.

Present: Councillors BRIAN MILNE and WALLIE LEASK.

Councillor MILNE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Sub-Committee resolved in terms of Standing Order No 27(2) that the public and press be excluded during consideration of the following matters 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 4.

2. APPEAL AGAINST WITHDRAWAL OF CONCESSIONARY PLACES

There was submitted Report No 896/96 by the Director of Education enclosing a letter of appeal against the withdrawal of concessionary places on school transport submitted by a parent of children who attended Carnoustie High School as a consequence of a parental placing request.

After considering the terms of the letter of appeal and the Report by the Director of Education, the Sub-Committee agreed that the appeal be not upheld.