Decision details

Approval of Education Travel Policy for Post 16 2022/2023

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval by the Executive Member of the Policy for the provision of Education Transport for students over the age of 16 for the period April 2022 to March 2023


That the Education Transport Policy Statement 2022/23, for Bracknell Forest Students aged 16 and over be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure compliance with statutory requirements to publish a compliant travel policy for students aged 16 and over.


The DfE issued Post 16 education transport guidance in January 2019 which Local Authorities must have regard to when issuing their transport policies.  This guidance has been followed in the development of the policy.

Alternative options considered:

No alternative option was considered.  This policy is not significantly changed from the policy adopted for 2021-2022.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Education Transport carries a significant cost

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Attendance at People DMT


People Directorate DMT

Contact: Bobby Mulheir, Assistant Director: Customer Experience, Digital & IT Email: Tel: 01344 352096.

Publication date: 06/06/2022

Date of decision: 26/05/2022

Effective from: 14/06/2022

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