Hounslow Council

Decision details

REG 459 -Withdrawal of Funding for the School Crossing Patrol Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




A)    That Cabinet agreed the recommendations of the report as follows:


1.     Cabinet noted the comments of the report, including the public consultation on the removal of funding for the service.

2.     Cabinet approved withdrawal of Council funding for the School Crossing Patrol Service from July 2017 in order to achieve a saving to the Council’s revenue budget of £160,000.

3.     Cabinet approved provisions for schools to buy back the service from the Council as set out in Section 3 and Appendix B of the report.


B)    That separately Cabinet would ask the Traffic team to investigate whether the relevant sites discussed at the meeting met the criteria for alternative crossing options, would work with the relevant schools to look at match funding options to buy back the service and would ask the police to investigate traffic enforcement issues.

Publication date: 22/03/2017

Date of decision: 21/03/2017

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2017 - Cabinet

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