Harmful Emissions: Road Transport

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd February 2017.

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Photo of Ben Howlett Ben Howlett Conservative, Bath 12:00 am, 23rd February 2017

Encouraging parents to leave their cars at home and get their children on to local public transport can have a major impact on air quality. Has my right hon. Friend done any analysis of how much free bus travel for children will cost? The Labour metro mayor candidate has promised free bus travel for all children across the west of England, even though the devolution deal is £30 million a year. Is this another underfunded Labour promise?