Decision details

Scrutiny Review of the Effectiveness of School Travel Plans

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Scrutiny Review of the Effectiveness of School Travel Plans


60.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Place Scrutiny Committee and a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport with observations on the Scrutiny Committee’s report.

60.2     It was RESOLVED to:

            1) note the report of the Scrutiny Committee; and

            2) recommend the County Council to welcome the report of the Scrutiny Committee and to agree the response of the Director of  Communities, Economy and Transport to the recommendations and their implementation as set out in the action plan attached as Appendix 1 to the Director’s report.



60.3     The Scrutiny Review of School Travel Plans is welcomed  as the Plans are an

important consideration in the planning process, and are often a condition applied to

planning applications, so it is important that they are effective. The Scrutiny Review has highlighted a number of issues regarding the current approach to ensuring School Travel Plans are effective and the implementation of the recommendations will be in accordance with the action plan attached as appendix 1 of the Director’s report.


Report author: Simon Bailey

Publication date: 01/04/2021

Date of decision: 23/04/2019

Decided at meeting: 23/04/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/05/2019

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