Agenda and draft minutes

Appeals Committee (Home to School Transport)
Thursday, 19th September, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Lees A Room, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Contact: Kaidy McCann 

Items
No. Item

1.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

 

2.

Election of Chair

The Panel is asked to elect a Chair for the duration of the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor Harrison be elected as Chair for the duration of the meeting.

 

3.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received.

 

4.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

 

5.

Home to School Transport Appeal Procedure pdf icon PDF 9 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Home to School Transport Appeal Procedure be noted.

 

6.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraph(s) 1and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

 

7.

Home to School Transport Appeal

Minutes:

The Senior Transport Officer presented the case on behalf of the Local Education Authority calling no witnesses in support. The Appellant did not attend to present their case.

 

A Group Solicitor was in attendance who advised on matters of policy and procedure at the Committee. The Committee asked questions of the Local Education Authority.

 

The Local Education Authority was given the opportunity to sum up their case. The Committee adjourned whilst deliberations took place.

 

RESOLVED that, due to no exceptional circumstance being provided by the Appellant, the Appeal be DISMISSED.