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Free School Transport

Volume 109: debated on Saturday 2 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will provide details of the number of pupils for whom education authorities in Scotland provide free school transport.

Pupils Attending Primary SchoolsPupils Attending Secondary SchoolsPupils Attending Special Schools or ClassesTotal Pupils
Free transport provided under section 50 of the Education (Scotland) Act 198037,91599,0619,456146,432
Free transport provided in spare seats under section 51(2) of the Education (Scotland) Act 19802,7361,0723,808
Scotland Total40,651100,1339,456150,240
I have arranged for a copy of the return from each authority to be placed in the Library.