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Mirror rails against great bus industry ‘rip off’

17 March 2017
 

On 6 March The Daily Mirror was strongly critical of the private companies that run most of the UK’s bus services, describing the current state of affairs as “The great British bus ‘rip off’ with shareholders raking in millions while services are axed.”

“Britain’s five big bus companies have given their shareholders £181m a year in dividends while services have been slashed and fares doubled,” the paper added. “The £181m figure...

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