Decision details

Outcome of Public Consultation on Public Transport and School Transport Anomalies

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide details of the outcome of the consultation on local transport arrangements and next steps to deliver a sustainable public transport service. The report also details the timetable for dealing with the anomalies within school transport arrangements which came to attention following the service review in September 2017.


As detailed in recommendations 1-3.  Recommendations 4 and 5 to be amended to read:


(4)       For the forthcoming academic year the Council applies its current transport policies in full and addresses the historic anomalies as set out in the report;


(5)       That the cost for concessionary bus passes for 2018/19 be £300 (option 2), as per the Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommendation, with a review of the cost for subsequent years to be undertaken.


And an additional recommendation of:


(6)       That officers bring a further report on how to address the issue of sibling entitlement, as per the Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommendation.

Report author: Steve Jones

Publication date: 18/07/2018

Date of decision: 17/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 17/07/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/07/2018

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