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De La Salle Academy

EDM (Early Day Motion) 313: tabled on 13 July 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises that there is a shortage of secondary education places in Liverpool and that the De La Salle Academy is facing possible permanent closure; notes that De La Salle has served generations in the community for over 100 years; further notes that the school has opened up opportunities for young people to access an education and careers they would never have had; recognises that the kitchens of De La Salle supported the community and all their pupils throughout the covid-19 outbreak; notes that the sports facilities and swimming pool provide vital, year round, access to the community and local groups and plays an important role in improving both physical health and mental wellbeing; further notes that the buildings and grounds along with the training school offer the potential for direct careers from school age; believes that the community needs support and investment; further believes that existing resources provided by De La Salle need to be further utilised and not threatened with closure; and calls on the Government to take urgent steps to protect De La Salle for pupils and the community