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Health chiefs shelve worst of the cuts


ARGYLL’S council-run care homes, day care and learning disability centres were spared last week, at least until May, when health bosses will meet again to decide how to save £13 million in this year’s budget.

Earlier Scotland’s health minister Shona Robison urged them to drop proposals for 400 job cuts and ‘terrifying’ closures – including a leaked, secret plan to shut Eadar Glinn, Tigh a Rhuda and Gortanvogie care homes – until they engaged ‘fully and transparently’ with local people.

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