Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Education and Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability - Thursday, 9th May, 2024 10.00 am

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Contact: Belinda Trunfull  Governance and Democracy Officer

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Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 30 April 2024 pdf icon PDF 106 KB


1.1       The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 30 April 2024.


Disclosures of interests

Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the Agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Member regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct


2.1       There were none.


Urgent items

Notification of items which the Lead Member considers to be urgent and propose to take at the end of the appropriate part of the Agenda


3.1       There were none.




4.1       A copy of the report referred to below is included in the minute book.


Post-16 Transport Policy Statement 2024-2025 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

Report by the Director of Children’s Services.

Additional documents:


5.1       The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Children’s Services regarding the Post-16 Transport Policy Statement 2024-2025.


5.2       Following discussion with Members present, the Lead Member requested an amendment to the aims and objectives section of the Transport Policy Statement as set out in Appendix 3 of the report.  Officers agreed to add clarity around available support on offer.




5.3       The Lead Member RESOLVED to approve the Post-16 Transport Policy Statement (“the Statement”) for the 2024-25 academic year as set out in Appendix 3 of the report, subject to the amendment detailed at 5.2 above.




5.4       The County Council has carried out its legal duty to consult on the Statement.


5.5       Following consultation, the proposed statement has been updated slightly from the draft statement to reflect further updates to contact details and to make clear that the bus fare concessions, as a result of Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) funds, may change from April 2025.


5.6       Following publication, the County Council may update the Statement to update prices or other information considered necessary.