As it happens I do not have a problem with denominational schools. My views on the subject are essentially pragmatic and I fully endorse the sentiment contained in the TESS, May 7 editorial - "if it ain't broke, don't fix it".
I regard the motion from Aberdeen local association calling on the EIS to campaign for the abolition of denominational schools through the Scottish Parliament as singularly unhelpful although I would defend their right to submit the matter for debate.
However, I will be very interested in hearing why teachers from a part of Scotland in which there are very few denominational schools are seeking to impose their will on those parts where there are many.
So I will not be taking up Mr Kelly's suggestion, somewhat intemperately delivered I thought, of sponsoring an emergency motion calling on the EIS to cancel subscriptions from teachers in Catholic schools as I feel that one silly motion on the subject is enough for any conference.
David Liddell South Lanarkshire local association Educational Institute of Scotland