East Renfrewshire

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East Renfrewshire

a council area of W central Scotland, comprising part of the historical county of Renfrewshire; part of Strathclyde region from 1975 to 1996: chiefly agricultural and residential. Administrative centre: Giffnock. Pop.: 89 680 (2003 est.). Area: 173 sq. km (67 sq. miles)
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Under the terms of his release from Scottish jail, al-Megrahi cannot change his address or leave Tripoli, and must keep in regular communication with East Renfrewshire Council.
Yesterday, at the Court of Session in Edinburgh, a judge ruled that East Renfrewshire Council should have foreseen the risk.
The 11-year-old and her brother, seven, were taken out of school last November after the children's panel upheld the decision by East Renfrewshire Council.
Abdelbaset al-Megrahi has refused a request from East Renfrewshire Council - originally initiated by Labour's Lord Foulkes It is seven months since Megrahi was freed to Libya on compassionate grounds after medical evidence said he has cancer and had three months to live.
Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire Council have agreed that Renfrewshire Council will act as lead contracting authority for the creation of this Contract and shall undertake any required ongoing management of the Contract.
What is just as bad is when an East Renfrewshire Council spokeswoman says it was the authority's legal duty to help with offenders in their area.
East Renfrewshire Council said the pool will be closed for a week while an investigation is carried out.
Under the terms of his release from a Scottish jail on compassionate grounds, Megrahi cannot leave Tripoli or change his address and must keep in regular contact with East Renfrewshire Council.
Criminal justice social work staff from East Renfrewshire Council are charged with monitoring Megrahi, and usually call him in Tripoli every two weeks.
Megrahi is supposed to check in with East Renfrewshire Council after being released from jail on compassionate grounds two years ago.
East Renfrewshire Council, which has monitored the mass murderer since his release, has dismissed claims he is in a coma saying: "Media speculation is just that and rumours are unfounded.
He lied to get a new licence from East Renfrewshire Council.

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