2013 03 Education

Monday 1 April 2013

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R (M and W) v LB of Hounslow [2013] EWHC 579 (Sales J): The Court was asked to consider whether the obligation to provide school transport to chidlren with special educational needs under s508B, Education Act 1996 requires the local authority provide transport from home to school to home or whether it could provide transport to a pick-up point where the parents are to pick up the children. The Court held there was no duty to provide door-to-door transport services. Click here for judgment.

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New statutory guidance on school transport was issued by the Department for Education. Click here for new guidance.

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