Briefing: School Transport – DfE consultation and current state of provision

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
September 6, 2019
Mark Upton
Issues Covered
  • Cost of school transport
  • Law on provision of school transport
  • school admissions
  • SEND transport
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Local government finance, Transport
Related briefings

Home to school travel and transport – DfE guidance update (September 2014)

Home to school travel and transport guidance – DfE consultation (May 2014)

The draft revised guidance clarifies LA statutory duties on home to school transport responding to concerns that some policies contain unlawful elements or are unclear and difficult to understand. Consultation closes 31 October 2019. The briefing also surveys the current state of provision.

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