The £3million replacement plan was approved by Highland Council last week
Tag: Councillor Andrew Baxter
Councillor Baxter, who now becomes a non-aligned member forfeits his seat on the Economy and Infrastructure Committee, although remains chairman of Lochaber Area Committee for now.
The Lochaber Times has asked the independent group councillors Margaret Davidson (Leader of Highland Council) and Alister Mackinnon (Budget Leader) for a statement on Councillor Baxter’s expulsion.
Mr Baxter described the council’s attempts to justify its decision as ‘a load of nonsense’.
Lochaber senior councillor Andrew Baxter has called it a shame if the issue of investment in local schools is becoming a political football, instead of everyone coming together to work for the benefit of local children.
Chairman committee slams proposed changes to the governance of schools.
Highland councillors finally approved plans for £120 million expansion of the smelter by GFG Alliance.
It looks like the threat of up to 300 jobs being axed across the region’s schools has been shelved after reports that Highland Council’s ruling administration is to propose protecting school posts from any budget cuts.