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Corbyn pledges free bus travel for under 25s in franchise areas

BUSES

Andrew Forster
13 April 2018
Corbyn: helping the young
Corbyn: helping the young

 

A Labour Government would fund free bus travel for under 25 year olds – but only in parts of England that adopt bus franchising or take on the public ownership of bus services.

Labour said the policy would be funded using money ring-fenced from Vehicle Excise Duty. The Conservative Government has already promised to ring-fence all VED revenues in England for a new National Roads Fund from April 2020.

Labour’s free bus travel policy would only be available in areas where the local...

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