• Suffolk schools to lose millions as council plans free transport cut

    Opposition is mounting against plans to cancel free transport from thousands of children, amid claims it will cost some schools millions of pounds. Pupils in Suffolk currently receive free transport to any school if they live in its catchment area, even if it is not their nearest. But the county council is consulting on plans

    5.00 Jan. 14th, 2018 | News

  • Foster families across the country charged for 'free' school transport

    Foster families around the country are being forced to pay for what should be free school transport – but councils will now be warned against the practice. The local government and social care ombudsman (LGO) recently discovered Warwickshire County Council had told foster carers to pay for transport out of their fostering allowance when children

    7.00 Oct. 15th, 2017 | News