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Free concessionary bus travel should be ‘reconsidered’

Rhodri Clark
24 May 2023
Should concessionary pass holders no longer get free bus travel?
Should concessionary pass holders no longer get free bus travel?

 

Unlimited free bus travel for concessionary pass holders should be replaced with a £1 flat fare, according to the leader of the Welsh Local Government Association.

The comment by Andrew Morgan comes as the sustainability of bus funding and services is under scrutiny across the UK. Commentators have observed that entitlement to free bus travel is of no use if there are no longer buses available.

In 2002, Wales became the first part of Great Britain to introduce nationwide free bus travel...

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