Agenda and draft minutes

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No. Item


Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for the meeting.


Councillor Thomas (D) was elected Chairman for the meeting.


Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence including any changes to the membership of the Committee.


An apology for absence was received from Councillor Mills.


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To confirm as correct records the Minutes of the meetings of this Committee held on 5 September 2018.


The Minutes of the meeting of the Appeals Committee (Transport) held on 5 September 2018 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider passing a resolution to exclude the press and public from the meeting prior to consideration of the following item on the agenda on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) is likely to be disclosed.


Prior to consideration of the item in Minute 30 the press and public were formally excluded from the meeting on the grounds that the item involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).)


Appeals for School Transport

In accordance with the procedure agreed in Minute 30/5/99 to hear Transport Appeals previously dismissed by the Officer Panel as follows:-


Case number 02/18-19


The Committee received information on an appeal for school transport, referred to as Case 02/18-19.  A representative from the Children’s Services Directorate was present and made representations in respect of the appeal.  The appellant for Case 02/18-19 attended the meeting and made representations to the Committee.




(i)         that Case 02/18-19 be refused on the grounds that there were no exceptional circumstances.