Difficulties with Older School Repairs in Wales

Mar 22, 2017 | Articles, Assembly Business, Assembly Issues | 0 comments

Plenary Wednesday 22 March 2017

14:00:34

Spoken Contribution – 14:00:34
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Despite the twenty-first century schools programme, difficulties do still arise with older schools in need of repair. We had a rather ludicrous situation this winter, when 1,400 pupils from three Cardiff secondary schools were being ferried out to places like the Motorpoint Arena, the SWALEC stadium, county hall and Barry College for lessons. This did cause considerable disruption. Does the Minister think this situation was acceptable, and can his department do anything to avoid similar disruption in future?