• MEP RAISES SCHOOL TRANSPORT RUMPUS AS… CARRICK FAMILY GETS “HEARTLESS TREATMENT”

10 November 2016 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By PATSY McARDLE

A CARRICKMACROSS family whose three children have been prevented from accessing local school transport have received “heartless treatment” according to local Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy yesterday when he highlighted the South Monaghan case as just one of the many cases in which, he claimed, government ministers were to blame over local school transport problems.

The MEP launched a strong attack on the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Transport over what he described as their “ongoing failures to address the school transport needs of local families”.

In relation to the Carrickmacross case, he described as “heartless” the treatment of the South Monaghan family whose three children were prevented from accessing local school transport.

He said the case is indicative of a dysfunctional approach by the Ministers and the Departments involved, regarding recurring school transport …
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