Members of Shetland Islands Council’s education and families committee have backed recommendations to close the Skerries secondary department on the casting vote of chairwoman Vaila Wishart.
“The world has lost an immense and enduring presence.” These were the words penned by Shetland MSP Tavish Scott today in a book of condolence for Nelson Mandela.
Christopher Ritch - Or just keep Skerries open. No money will be saved by closing it if honest fina... on Casting vote sees committee back Skerries closure
Linsey Nisbet - Educational benefits cannot, and should not, ever be weighed against the life-c... on Casting vote sees committee back Skerries closure
Johan Adamson - Why dont they go to Whalsay until 16? Save the junior highs. Surely a ferry co... on Casting vote sees committee back Skerries closure
Johan Adamson - I dont think they had a head start. I think they were very alone at 11 years ol... on Casting vote sees committee back Skerries closure
john irvine - I know that Robert, but how many was that? a very small percentage and not enoug... on Casting vote sees committee back Skerries closure
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