Taxis to School on the Taxpayer
Adrian Goldberg investigates the millions of pounds local authorities spend every year sending children to and from school in taxis. Rural areas spend disproportionately more on cabs for pupils because of the lack of public transport but should the taxpayer be subsidising the lifestyle choice of some young families? And should councils be paying for taxis for pupils just because they've been excluded from their local schools? Plus: why thousands of patients dispensed counterfeit drugs on the NHS in the largest ever case of its kind have yet to identified or informed.