School transport Focus Report

Changes to councils’ transport policies are having an increasing effect on children trying to get to school, we say in a new report.

We are upholding more complaints from parents and carers who need to find alternative ways to get their children to school when councils change their policies, or the way they apply them.

The report offers advice and guidance both for parents and councils on the school transport decision making process.  It also offers advice on ways local councillors can scrutinise their own processes to ensure their policies are open and accountable.

Click to read our Focus Report.