Transporting school children in taxis

Between 1st January 2015 and 1st January 2017, how many incidents have been reported involving school children on taxi journeys.

There were 990 incidents logged on Devon County Council’s transport database involving school transport taxi routes between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2017.  This includes all incidents including operational ones (late running, breakdowns, etc.)

In the last financial year, how much was spent by the local authority on transporting children in taxis.

For the 2016 / 17  financial year the spend was £7,314,983

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