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Extend emergency bus funding, mayors urge the Government


Deniz Huseyin
28 February 2022
Tracy Brabin: Bus services facing ‘funding cliff edge’
Tracy Brabin: Bus services facing ‘funding cliff edge’


Bus services in England are at a “critical tipping-point” and will face irreparable damage unless the Government pledges now to extend emergency Covid-19 funding, states a letter signed by all seven of Labour’s metro mayors. They have voiced their “profound concern” that the Government appears unwilling to extend the Bus Recovery Grant beyond the end of March. 

In a letter published last week, the mayors stated: “We ask the Government to act urgently to...

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