It's not fair, say St Mary's parents

7th July 2000 at 01:00
Parents at the 67-pupil St Mary's Episcopal primary in Dunblane, Scotland's only opted-out school, have applied to the Court of Session for a judicial review to retain their independence. They acted following a QC's opinion that the education Bill, which will hand control of the school to Stiling Council, contravenes the European Convention on Human Rights because it discriminates against St Mary's while allowing the direct-grant Jordanhill School in Glasgow to remain under independent management. The parents want an interim interdict pending the outcome of the review.


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