FOI Request - Private Transportation Cost for School Runs

Request 101000278390

1. How much has your authority spent on private transportation for people to get to school in the years of 2012 and 2013?

“Private transportation” being defined as any vehicle hired from a private firm which isn’t within the subsidised bus transport readily available to most school pupils.

2. Please provide a breakdown of how much each trip cost and date.

Response 15-09-2014

The Moray Council have assumed that this request refers to young people who are catered for out of the mainstream home to school transport remit. There are three strands to this which are detailed below.

                                                                                               2012                         2013


Out of Moray Education Placements                                    £38878                       £22938

Fostering within Moray                                                        £127738                     £97782

Secure Unit Transportation                                                  £10000                        Nil 


Total per year                                                                     £176616                    £120720

Information on cost of each individual trip and date is exempt under Section 12, section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, Excessive Cost of Compliance.

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