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Public Transport: Rural Areas

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate his Department has made of the cost of the Taxiplus pilot scheme as proposed in paragraph 8.10 of the Commission for Integrated Transport’s study, A New Approach to Rural Public Transport. (270048)

The Department for Transport is considering the recommendations made by the Commission for Integrated Transport in its report A New Approach to Rural Public Transport. We have not made any detailed cost estimate of the recommendation for a Taxiplus pilot scheme.