Parents call for State leadership

THE group representing parents of primary pupils believes anybody whose handling of child protection issues was questioned in the Murphy report should not continue as school patrons.

The National Parents Council-Primary (NPC-P) has called on the State to show leadership regarding child protection and to prioritise children’s safety and is seeking a review of the register of school patrons. “Responsibility must remain with the Government regarding the appropriate standards of governance in the Irish education system,” said CEO Áine Lynch.


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