HC Deb 16 October 1968 vol 770 c143W
Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will take steps to increase the facilities under the Education (Scotland) Act 1962 for free transport of school children between home and school.

Mr. Ross

Education authorities provide free transport for school children travelling more than the prescribed "walking distances" and they also have power to provide it, where necessary, for any distance. I see no need to interfere with their discretion in this respect.