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School Transport

Volume 889: debated on Monday 24 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the costs to each education authority in Scotland for transporting pupils to school for the last 12 months for which figures are available, and also showing the number of children so transported.

The costs for the education authorities' financial year 1973–74 were as follows. The numbers of children transported are not held centrally.

Education Authority£ Outturn Prices
Aberdeen37,757
Dundee92,505
Edinburgh244,956
Glasgow362,074
Aberdeenshire410,172
Angus158,699
Argyll132,576
Ayr546,431
Banff108,300
Berwick77,566
Bute22,378
Caithness66,700
Clackmannan51,899
Dumfries172,923
Dunbarton228,060
East Lothian42,731
Fife303,222
Inverness186,500
Kincardine75,241
Kirkcudbright80,813
Lanark717,156
Midlothian146,282
Moray and Nairn101,792
Orkney61,521
Peebles37,425
Perth and Kinross270,277
Renfrew297,888
Ross and Cromarty164,085
Roxburgh83,823
Selkirk14,312
Stirling214,798
Sutherland86,509
West Lothian148,499
Wigtown83,452
Zetland69,042
Total5,898,364