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The current arrangements for the appointment of the membership of Scottish local council education committees offend basic equal opportunity principles

Bonney, Norman (2014) The current arrangements for the appointment of the membership of Scottish local council education committees offend basic equal opportunity principles. Democratic Audit Blog (20 May 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The Education Committees of Scottish Local Authorities are currently obliged to reserve three ‘external’ positions for religious organisations. A recent petition from the Edinburgh Secular Society has sought to reform these arrangements, which date back to legislation from the 1970′s and have, Norman Bonney argues, worrying legal and equalities implications.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN1187 Scotland
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2014 11:08
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/57741

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