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London Commuter Services (Subsidies)

Volume 934: debated on Wednesday 29 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what is now his policy on phasing out subsidies for outer London commuters; and what is his latest estimate of the consequent saving to public funds and the effect on fare levels.

The White Paper on transport policy states that the Government have decided not to impose upon the Railways Board a specific financial objective for reducing the subsidy to the London and South-East rail commuter services.