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how to assess these buildings against these ‘highest standards’ and any wider public scrutiny was refused due to ‘commercial confidentiality’. The short two week period for the very limited consultation was also wholly inadequate to inform the designs.
These issues were then raised with the then Scottish Executive at the time and were amplified by a report into the schools by Architecture and Design Scotland. This report highlighted short comings in the design which could have been addressed at an earlier stage. Perhaps given the rushed and secretive process of designing these buildings and tendering the building work it is no surprise that the build quality of some schools has been found to be substandard. David McClemont South Lanarkshire Green Party