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Letters to the editor: Issue 500 7 Aug 2008

It's high time ministers put public transport users ahead of motorists

Phillip Bisatt, Tauton, Somerset

I refer to Francesca Medda's interesting article regarding the 'merit' accessibility good in transport (ibid).

If the current Government has any overriding idea, it seems to be that, as a society, we must automatically benefit from policies that maximise economic growth and that no reasonable person could take a contrary view. This smacks of 19th century utilitarianism that, if not immoral, is certainly amoral. It is as if the distributional impact of investment decisions were of no...

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