Parents’ plea to lift threat from schools

By Kaye Nicolson

Published: 18/01/2014

CAMPAIGNERS have called for the “cloud of uncertainty” to be lifted from Moray’s rural schools amid fears that they will be first in the firing line if the local authority decides to wield the axe.

Parents with children at the smallest primaries say they feel “vulnerable” as an independent review of education in the region continues and the council tries to find ways of slashing spending by £20million over the next three years.

They spoke out as local MSP and Scottish Government minister Richard Lochhead visited 14-pupil Inveravon school on Speyside.

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