Disabled child travel cuts ‘force parents to work less’

11:36 18 September in National News

Parents of disabled children say they have quit jobs or cut their hours because of problems with the school transport system.

Almost half (48%) of those surveyed by the charity Contact said travel arrangements for their child had affected how long they work.

Contact said its research showed the council-funded system was “in crisis”.

The Department for Education said it would review its guidance to local authorities to ensure it is clear.

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