R (M) v London Borough of Hounslow

28 Mar 2013

The Claimants were a group of disabled children who claimed that the legislation on school transport required that they were to be transported from door step to school gate. The authority held that where suitable, and putting in place appropriate risk assessments, it was not unreasonable or unlawful for them to utilise pick up points near at hand to save journey times and encourage independence.

Fiona Scolding acted for the London Borough of Hounslow.

For more information, please refer to the full judgment in R (M) v London Borough of Hounslow.



This content is provided free of charge for information purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied on as such. No responsibility for the accuracy and/or correctness of the information and commentary set out in the article, or for any consequences of relying on it, is assumed or accepted by any member of Chambers or by Chambers as a whole.


Please note that we do not give legal advice on individual cases which may relate to this content other than by way of formal instruction of a member of Gatehouse Chambers. However, if you have any other queries about this content please contact: