AQO 3138/17-22 – Area Planning Rural Schools

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education what protections exist to ensure rural schools are not disproportionately impacted by area planning. Minister of Education: Area Planning is a statutory process, requiring comprehensive and meaningful consultation before and after any Development Proposal (DP) is published. The Case for Change (CfC) that sets … Continue reading AQO 3138/17-22 – Area Planning Rural Schools

AQW 9523/16-21 – Ending Free School Transport

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Education, in relation to the Education Authority’s statement that it is considering ending free school transport (i) what rural-proofing exercise has been carried out in relation to charging for school transport; and (ii) for his assessment of the introduction of such charges. (AQW 9523/16-21) Minister of … Continue reading AQW 9523/16-21 – Ending Free School Transport