Agreeing its revenue budget for 2014/15 at a meeting in Dalkeith on Tuesday (December 17), Midlothian Council voted in favour of axing school crossing patrol attendants during lunchtime hours.
The SNP-controlled administration also rubber-stamped proposals to reduce the full time equivalent of 10.13 classroom learning assistants.
The opposition Labour Group’s amended budget proposals had called for the protection of all frontline services.
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