Lancashire School Transport Consultation

14th July 2017

As you may already be aware, Lancashire County Council is consulting on a proposal to end the provision of discretionary denominational transport assistance for pupils who do not attend their nearest school but attend their nearest faith school on faith grounds.

As a result of reductions in Council budgets from September 2011, parents of pupils in these circumstances were required to make a contributory charge. From September 2017, this will be £575 per year per child. The new proposals will mean that families will face a further increase in the annual charge, possibly as high as £800 per pupil from 2018.

If you would like to participate in the consultation and make your thoughts on the subject known to the council, please do so by clicking HERE

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