Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 369 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 2495 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
Judge:

Wilkie J

Representation Simon Myerson QC and Elizabeth Darlington (instructed by Godloves) for the claimants.
  Thomas Linden (instructed by Nicole Jackson) for the local education authority.
Judgment Dates: 11 November 2005

Catchwords

Education - Local education authority - Provision of transport for pupils - Transport to and from school - Facilitating attendance of pupil at school - Claimants members of Jewish community in Leeds - Claimants attending Jewish schools in Manchester - Local education authority refusing to provide free school transport for claimants - Whether decision unreasonable.

The Case

In the circumstances of the case, the defendant local education authority had been entitled to refuse to provide free school transport to facilitate the attendance of the claimants, who were members of the Jewish community living in Leeds, at Jewish schools which they attended in Manchester.

Practice Areas

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