Asbestos discord

24th November 2000 at 00:00
HIGHLAND councillors are angry that a supposedly "comprehensive" survey of the building at Plockton High School which houses the Centre for Excellence for Traditional Scottish Music missed an asbestos problem that has cost the education department pound;165,000 to put riht.

Bruce Robertson, director of education, has written to the Executive about the additional costs. He told councillors: "The project is going well educationally and musically, and some of the pupils are already doing well in national competitions."

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