Agenda and draft minutes

Dorset Council - Appeals Committee
Friday, 8th November, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 2, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ. View directions

Contact: Liz Eaton  01305 225113 - Email: liz.eaton@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

14.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

No declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests were made at the meeting.

15.

Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.

Minutes:

There were no public questions or statements received at the meeting.

16.

Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.

 

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

17.

Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraphs 1 and 2 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.

Minutes:

Decision

 

That the press and the public be excluded for the following item(s) in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

18.

School Transport Appeals (Paragraphs 1 and 2)

To consider the school transport appeals referred to in the exempt report by the Corporate Director of Education and Learning.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a number of appeals against the Council’s refusal to provide pupils with transport support.

 

Resolved

1.  That the appeal on behalf of BC against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between her home and Sturminster Newton High School, be allowed until the end of term July 2020.

2.  That the appeal on behalf of SB-T against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between her home and Queen Elizabeth’s School, be refused.

3.  That the appeal on behalf of IC against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between her home and Queen Elizabeth’s School, be allowed until the end of term July 2020.

4.  That the appeal on behalf of M-MB against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between her home and Queen Elizabeth’s School, be refused.

5.  That the appeal on behalf of EG against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between their home and Weymouth College, be refused.

6.  That the appeal on behalf of AH against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between her home and St Andrew’s CE VA Primary School, be refused.