Issue details

Consultation on changes to the Council’s Home to School Travel Policy

To report the outcome of a consultation on a proposed new Home to School Travel Policy for North Yorkshire.
To seek approval of the proposed policy to move forward for adoption by the Council in July 2024.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/01/2024

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The call-in procedure set out above shall not apply where the decision being taken by the Executive is urgent. A decision will be urgent if any delay likely to be caused by the call in process would seriously prejudice the Council’s or the public interest.

Decision due: 16 Jul 2024 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Education, Learning & Skills

Lead director: Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services

Contact: Amanda Newbold, AD Education & Skills Email: Email:

Consultation process

Public consultation between 19 February and 26 April 2024. Consultation documents available on NYC website. Several engagement activities undertaken with a mixture of virtual and in-person events.


Parents / carers, schools, governors, NYC councillors, neighbouring councils, parish councils, academy trusts, transport contractors, Diocese, MP and other stakeholders.