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Scotland (Public Transport Fares)

Volume 728: debated on Thursday 12 May 1966

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asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what correspondence he has had with local authorities in Scotland concerning increases in public transport fares; and whether he will refer these increases to the National Board for Prices and Incomes.

During the first half of March letters were received from a large number of local authorities in Scotland suggesting that increases in bus fares should be referred to the National Board for Prices and Incomes. The replies sent explained our reasons for believing that such a reference would be inappropriate at this stage.