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Leader's Urgent Decision - Travel Care and Support - Jack Tizard Award Report

Award report for Jack Tizard Home to School transport.

 

Reasons  for urgency:

Home to School transport is an essential front-line service used by children and young people in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (LBHF).

 

The Local Authority’s responsibilities are set out in the Education Act 1996, as amended in section 77 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

 

Following initial advice, it was anticipated that a contract variation through a Directors Decision Report would be sufficient governance, however subsequent legal advice regarding the viability of options has resulted in the need for a Leaders Urgency Decision Report.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure more than £100,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/04/2019

Reason for urgency:
Home to School transport is an essential front-line service used by children and young people in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (LBHF).

The Local Authority’s responsibilities are set out in the Education Act 1996, as amended in section 77 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

Following initial advice, it was anticipated that a contract variation through a Directors Decision Report would be sufficient governance, however subsequent legal advice regarding the viability of options has resulted in the need for a Leaders Urgency Decision Report.

Report access: Partially exempt;

Report Type: Key Decision;

Decision due: 10 May 2019 by Leader of the Council

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children and Education

Lead director: Director Children's Services

Department: Children's Services Department

Contact: Joe Gunning Email: Joe.Gunning@lbhf.gov.uk Tel: 07769672031.

Reason No Public Access: PART OPEN PART PRIVATE Part of this report is exempt from disclosure on the grounds that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of a particular person (including the authority holding that information) under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

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