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 Lord Shutt of Greetland Lord Shutt of Greetland Chair, Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee 2:36 pm, 16th July 2019

My Lords, it says on the bus pass:

“Concessionary travel funded by HM Government with your local authority”.

Should not Her Majesty’s Government therefore be absolutely certain that they are funding travel in rural areas for rural dwellers and for people in urban areas to get to rural places?