Hyslop Welcomes Council Decision to Save Nursery Places at Donaldson’s
Linlithgow MSP, Fiona Hyslop has welcomed the news that nursery places for three and four year olds at Donaldsons, First Adventures and Oakwell in Linlithgow will be eligible by partnership funding.
West Lothian Council’s existing contract with private nurseries is due to end in June 2014. The Council have now announced that it will go into partnership with three private pre-school providers which include ‘centre of excellence’ Donaldson’s nursery.
Fiona Hyslop said;
“I am absolutely delighted that the council has reversed its decision and will fund nursery education places at Donaldson’s, First Adventures and Oakwell Nurseries from August this year.
“I was inundated with correspondence from worried parents from all three of these nurseries and wrote to the Chief Executive of West Lothian Council to share my own concerns.
“I am pleased that common sense has prevailed and would congratulate the parents in their campaign. I intend to keep a close eye on how the council carry out the contracts and placement requests in the future.”