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Concessionary Bus Fares

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 26 February 2008

15. To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on the cost to local authorities of concessionary bus fares. (188698)

My Department keeps in regular contact with the Department for Transport at ministerial and official level on the issue of the funding of local authorities’ statutory responsibilities for concessionary fares.

16. To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what discussions she has had with Chelmsford borough council on its concessionary bus fares scheme. (188699)

I have had no discussions with Chelmsford borough council on the issue of its concessionary fares scheme.