Scottish Government Ministers have reached their decision and will not call in the closure proposal for Law Nursery. The attached letter confirms Dundee City Council can now proceed with its closure. Children and Families Service will continue to engage with parents/carers to provide reassurance concerning early learning and childcare provision.
At the meeting of Children and Families Service Committee on 15 May 2023, Committee approved the following proposal:
Closure of Law Nursery from July 2023
It was agreed by Committee that the Council should now proceed with the proposal to close Law Nursery. The minute of the Children and Families Service Committee of the 15 May will now be placed on the Council website, the consultation report on the proposal is also available on the school estate consultation webpage. The Council must now wait a further 8-week period within which a call-in notice may be issued in respect to the proposal by Scottish Ministers.
This notice is now to advise that Scottish Ministers have been informed of Dundee City Council’s decision to implement the closure proposal. Under the terms of the Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Act 2010 ('the 2010 Act'), a period of 3 weeks begins from the date of the decision by Dundee City Council to implement the closure proposal with the revised implementation date during which time representations may be made to the Scottish Ministers. Relevant representations will be taken account of by the Scottish Ministers in considering whether to issue a call-in notice. This 3 week period for submitting representations extends to and includes Monday 5th June 2023 on which date the 3 week period ends.
If you send in your representation you may have included personal information about yourself such as your email address, postal address and other sensitive personal data in support of your representation.
Representations can be emailed to:
or in writing:
School Infrastructure Unit
2-A (S) Victoria Quay
Edinburgh EH6 6QQ
Closure of Law Nursery
Children and Families Service consulted on the undernoted proposal between 7th November and 20th December 2022. The final consultation report including report from Education Scotland can be downloaded here.
On 31st October 2022 Dundee City Council’s Children and Families Service Committee instructed the Executive Director to formally consult on the proposal for the permanent closure of Law Nursery from July 2023. The meeting agenda, including reports detailing the proposals, is available here. The report we are consulting on is:
The following link will direct you to details of the proposal:
Dundee City Council invite you to consider the proposal and would like to hear your views.
A public meeting will be held at Law Nursery 24th November 2022 at 6pm where members of the public can find out more details about the proposals and express their opinions.
We also welcome written feedback.
This can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
Mrs Audrey May
Executive Director of Children and Families Service
Floor 3, 5 East City Square
DUNDEE DD1 5FE
The consultation commences on Monday 7th November 2022 and closes on Tuesday 20th December2022