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Sixth form school bus charges unfair, commissioner says

New and increased transport costs for sixth formers could force those from the most deprived backgrounds to give up school altogether, experts claim.

Research by BBC Wales showed that a third of local authorities were charging students over the age of 16 for transport.

Children's Commissioner Keith Towler told BBC Radio Wales that transport to education should be a "free and universal service" to ensure youngsters could make the most of their opportunities.

  • 26 Sep 2014
  • From the section Wales
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