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| 08th March 2007 | Modified: 17th October 2014 | Christianity, News Releases | Seen 52 times | Liked 0 times

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8th March 2007

Employment Tribunal Decision - Mr David McNab Vs Glasgow City Council  

Reacting to the decision, Michael McGrath, Director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service, said;  

The Catholic Church was not involved in this case and will study the full judgement in detail when it becomes available.  

We note with interest however the Tribunal's finding that all appointments to all posts in Catholic Schools require the approval of the Catholic Church.  

This finding is in accord with the view of the church and has been advised to all Local Authorities in Scotland. The church endorses the finding of the Tribunal that a system of "reserved posts" is not justified in law."  

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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