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Local Authority Transport Undertakings

Volume 885: debated on Wednesday 5 February 1975

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73.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will consider making a special grant to local authority transport undertakings to enable them to avoid fare increases.

No. But the Government have included in the recent transport supplementary grant settlement about £90 million for distribution to local authorities in England and Wales in 1975–76 as a contribution towards the cost of bus operations.