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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 4:59 pm on 12th April 2000.

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Photo of Robert Wareing Robert Wareing Labour, Liverpool, West Derby 4:59 pm, 12th April 2000

I shall give way shortly.

For example, car ownership in my constituency is far below the national average, so many people rely on public transport. I know that pensioners in Liverpool receive, as they do in London, free public transport, but many people on income support will find it extremely costly to go to a bank, because there are only three bank branches in my constituency. There are moreover six wards in my constituency; in three of them there is not a single bank branch.