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Council vote through cuts as part of savings drive
£230,000 will be saved as school transport for religious schools has been cut by Cheshire East Council.
The authority will no longer subsidise travel for pupils whose parents choose to send them to a denominational school that isn’t their nearest school from this autumn.
The authority deferred a decision on these recommendations last year, to look closer at the impact.
A task and finish group consulted with the diocese, parents and schools, and examined the issues raised by the public during the consultation period.
Councillor Hilda Gaddum, Cabinet member with responsibility for children and families, explains the decision...
Rachel White (pictured) is a governor at St Thomas More Catholic High School in Crewe, and also has a child at the school...