Buses: Rural Services - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:36 pm on 16th July 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Scott of Needham Market Baroness Scott of Needham Market Liberal Democrat 2:36 pm, 16th July 2019

My Lords, the reality on the ground is that rural bus services have been in decline for some years now, to the extent that there are many quite large villages which no longer have any kind of bus service at all. Have the Government made any assessment of the impact this is having on residents’ ability to access essential public services such as health and education?