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Amending the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010, 18/11/13 [S]

The Scottish Government has published an analysis of the responses received and their own response to the consultation on amending the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010.

The Government will now take forward changes including clarifying the presumption against closure of rural schools, requiring clear financial information to be set out for a school closure proposal and Ministers will be able to draw on additional advice from Education Scotland when considering closure proposals.

For full details see the Scottish Government website.

Further Information

Changes to law on school closures

Amending the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010; Analysis of Consultation Response

Government Response to the Consultation on the Proposed Amendments to the Schools Consultation (Scotland) Act 2010