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The local authority is obligated to provide transport for pupils who live more than three miles from school, or if they live under three miles but with no safe walking route. But Hampshire County Council currently spends £30 million annually on school transport and is looking to make cuts to help balance its budget.
The Council said it spends a ‘significant proportion of its Children’s Services budget’ on school transport has is instead considering options to improve the walking route, making it ‘usable in all weathers’, and looking to create a safe cycle route.
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