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Public Transport: Concessions

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what timetable he has set for the transfer of responsibility for concessionary fares from district to county councils. (253902)

[holding answer 3 February 2009]: We shall shortly be consulting on possible changes to the administration of concessionary travel. These will include the possibility of moving responsibility for administering concessionary travel from district to county councils or centralising the scheme.