Issue details

Home to School Travel and Transport Policy (Statutory School Age)

To approve the Home to School Travel and Transport Policy (Statutory School Age) which has been revised to include some recommendations from the Local Government Ombudsman about strengthening information to parents/carers, and to allow parents and carers the right to appeal to the Independent Appeal Panel in person as well as submitting written documentation.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/01/2021

Decision due: 25 February 2021 by Executive Board

Consultation process

As there is no proposed change to the eligibility criteria for assistance with transport, consultation has been internal within key Council Departments involved in the assessment and implementation process of the Policy (Education, Transport Coordination, Legal and Democratic Services).


Making Representations: Any relevant background documentation will be attached as appendices to the Executive Board report as appropriate.