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Learner travel review consultation

We are consulting on potential changes to travel arrangements for school and college students. As part of that, we want to know how any proposed changes to the Home to School/College Transport Policy will affect you and your family.

Basis for the consultation

We must save £35.2 million between 2019 and 2023. These cuts mean we must review all our services, including whether we can keep on providing more school transport than legally required. Currently, we only have to provide free travel for learners entitled to it. All other transport is discretionary, and the consultation document below gives more detail.

Respond to the consultation

If you are responding by post, please use the address below.

Contact:

Communications, Marketing and Engagement

Bridgend County Borough Council
Telephone: (01656) 643664
Address: Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4WB.

To attend one of the consultation events below, please book a space on our online form. Alternatively, email or phone us via the above contact details.

Consultation dates

Timetable of consultation events
Venue Time Date
Pencoed Comprehensive School 6:00pm Monday 11 November 2019
Maesteg School 6:00pm Wednesday 13 November 2019
Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School 6:00pm Monday 18 November 2019
Brynteg School 6:00pm Wednesday 20 November 2019
Cynffig Comprehensive School 6:00pm Tuesday 19 November 2019
Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd 6:00pm Thursday 21 November 2019
Bryntirion Comprehensive School 6:00pm

Tuesday 26 November 2019

Porthcawl Comprehensive School 6:00pm

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Coleg Cymunedol y Dderwen 6:00pm Wednesday 4 December 2019
Bridgend College, Cowbridge Road Campus, Bridgend 6:00pm Thursday 5 December 2019

Important consultation dates

Consultation timetable
Event Date
Consultation ends 5 January 2020
Proposed implementation date for new policy September 2021

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