Refusal of school transport by Essex – call for evidence by the Department for Education

The Department for Education (DfE) are continuing to investigate Essex County Council’s school transport policy following a referral by R4U. The policy is to refuse free school transport unless going …read more →

Utter failure by Essex County Council on secondary school places & school transport

ECC are completely ignoring catchment areas Essex County Council used to provide free school transport for students going to their catchment school (in education speak, for those in the ‘priority …read more →

Uttlesford parents have no choice in state education provider and forced to pay thousands for transport.

Essex County Council’s performance on education in the north of the district continues to deteriorate. Whilst schools are providing outstanding education, ECC ‘s support to hard working parents is declining. …read more →

‘Westminster can’t be trusted on local issues’ so R4U seeks candidates for Essex County Council Elections – Press Release

R4U is seeking residents’ candidates for the 2017 Essex County Council Elections. Even though the Essex County Council elections are a year away, the local independent party, Residents for Uttlesford, …read more →

Saffron Walden School Funding Collapses; County Councillor Calls for Urgent Action – Press Release

Residents for Uttlesford (R4U), the local party of towns and villages, has announced that its Essex County Councillor John Lodge has called for urgent action by Essex County Council on …read more →