HC Deb 07 February 1972 vol 830 c268W
Mr. Bray

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she will seek powers to permit the provision of school transport to and from school for journeys of under two miles when these journeys are currently made on foot by children who are at physical or moral risk; and if she will make a statement.

Mrs. Thatcher

Local education authorities already have such powers under Section 55(2) of the 1944 Education Act, as amended.

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