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School Transport

Volume 974: debated on Wednesday 21 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what effect recent proposals by Her Majesty's Government will have on the provision of transport for schoolchildren attending denominational schools.

Apart from a requirement to provide free transport for children whose parents are in receipt of supplementary benefit or family income supplement, it will be at the education authority's discretion to provide such transport and to make such charges as it thinks appropriate.