Scanlon: Uncertainty remains over future of some school bus services

A Sligo/Leitrim Fianna Fail deputy says the future of some school bus routes in the region still remain unclear.

Deputy Eamon Scanlon says that’s despite Minister of State John Halligan saying he had relaxed the rule about a minimum of 10 pupils needed to maintain a bus service to a school.

Deputy Scanlon says he wants a commitment that no child is forced to change school in order to have a place on the school transport scheme.

And he says this is particularly important in cases where pupils are in an exam year.

Speaking to Ocean FM News, Deputy Scanlon says there are a number of such concerns in this north west region: