Decision details

Home to School Travel Assistance Policy 2018 - 2020 - Personal Travel Budget (Cab.10.7.2019/12)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




(i)        that the pilot Personal Travel Budget Scheme which commenced in late September 2018 has been successful and that the rate of pay trialled in the pilot (60p per mile x two return journeys per day for the shortest distance between the pupil’s normal place of residency and school) be confirmed as the rate of pay in the permanent Personal Travel Budget Scheme;


(ii)       that the Group Manager Travel Assistance be delegated to increase the standard offer in exceptional circumstances providing it remains economically viable to do so, with the Service Director Environment and Transportation as the accountable officer; and


(iii)      that the threshold for adjustment to payment for non-attendance be set at below 90% for the term.

Publication date: 16/07/2019

Date of decision: 10/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/07/2019

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