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| 29th January 2004 | Modified: 15th October 2014 | Christianity, News Releases | Seen 28 times | Liked 0 times

29 January
Jan 29
29th January 2004

Statement on shared campus proposals in North Lanarkshire from Bishop Joseph Devine.  


"The Diocese of Motherwell welcomes North Lanarkshire Council s recently stated unequivocal commitment to Catholic schools. I appreciate their commitment to our ongoing discussions, about the design and layout of various schools.  

My concern from the outset has been to ensure that there was a common understanding of how the design features of shared campus buildings could allow both school communities to develop their distinctive educational provision.  

I remain committed to working with the education authority and with parents to ensure that catholic education flourishes and continues to set a standard for others to follow. I welcome North Lanarkshire's commitment to modernise facilities and provide enhanced learning environments for our young people."  


ENDS  


Peter Kearney  
Director  
Catholic Media Office  
5 St. Vincent Place  
Glasgow  
G1 2DH  
0141 221 1168  
pk@scmo.org  
www.scmo.org  

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