A statement of special education needs stated in Part IV that the child’s mother was to be responsible for providing transport at her own expense. She subsequently became unable to maintain the transport provision due to her personal circumstances and she unsuccessfully sought local authority assistance.
Held: A Council deciding on the need for school transport cannot say that other schools are a available after a statement providing that a particular school was appropriate. Non-educational provision under this sub-section includes the provision of transport to school.
Times 18-Nov-1997,  EWHC Admin 780,  ELR 402
Education Act 1996 444(7)
England and Wales
Cited – Regina v Islington London Borough Council, ex parte G A (a Child) Admn 20-Oct-2000
The child was severely disabled and was to be schooled as a weekday boarder 75 miles from home. He sought assistance with the travelling expenses when his condition worsened and the arrangements became more burdensome.
Held: It was not open to . .
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Updated: 03 January 2022; Ref: scu.137725