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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:04 am on 11th January 2018.

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Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Labour, Barnsley East 11:04 am, 11th January 2018

While conducting a survey on bus services in my constituency of Barnsley East, I heard time and again that the needs of residents are being ignored by bus companies that prioritise profit over passengers. Can we have a debate in Government time on allowing local authorities to operate bus companies to ensure they are run in the interests of local people so that bus services remain just that—a service?