8 December 2005
This council notes that its cabinet has been attempting to close or merge primary schools in Medway without adequate consultation or considering wider implications.
The council urges the portfolio holder for education and his cabinet colleagues to impose a moratorium on all school closures and mergers, until a comprehensive Medway-wide strategy can be drawn up. Such a strategy must give priority to:
On being put to the vote, the motion was lost.
Votes by Councillor
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