Headteacher suspended

24th June 2005 at 01:00
Donald Matheson of Hermitage Academy in Helensburgh, one of Scotland's leading headteachers, has been suspended following "some concerns raised by an internal audit report".

A spokesman for Argyll and Bute Council said the matter had been passed to the police and it would be inappropriate to comment further. In suspending Mr Matheson, a former president of the Headteachers' Association of Scotland, the council says it is following its normal procedures pending an internal investigation.

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