ALMOST 30 compliance warnings have been issued by inspectors to providers of school bus services in Inverclyde during the 2020-21 term.

A new report from Strathclyde Partnership for Transport says that officials have carried out 93 inspections, with a total of 28 warnings handed out.

There are 10 different operators providing school transport in the district across 52 contracts and all of the companies have been subject to inspections.

A total of 239 warnings were issued across the whole Strathclyde area between August 2020 and March this year.

SPT say that they covered contract-related issues, disclosure check matters and education department-generated warnings.