Joe Cullinane

Scottish Labour Councillor for Kilwinning

Reason 29 to vote for Joe: School let charges....abolished



In November 2015 Joe revealed that Kilwinning Academy had been charged £933 to hire their own school hall to put on their pupils production of Grease >

Joe asked the SNP Portfolio holder about the charges at the Council meeting on 4th November 2015 and was told that the charges were "internally credited back to the school".....


However, Joe knew that was wrong and asked them to go back and clarify the matter. And it happened that Joe was right....


In January revealed that it wasnt just Kilwinning Academy who had been charged to hire their own school facilities, schools throughout North Ayrshire had paid £48,000 to do so over the last three years! >

Here's how much schools in Cunninghame South were charged....


However, the charges are no more. Joe concluded his successful campaign against the unfair charges by abolishing them at this year's council budget, funded by cutting Councillors lunches >


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