Transport: Discounted Fares

House of Lords written question – answered on 5th March 2007.

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Photo of Baroness Hamwee Baroness Hamwee Spokesperson in the Lords (Regional & Local Government), Department for Communities and Local Government

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What discussions have taken place between Ministers in the Department for Work and Pensions and representatives of Transport for London or the Greater London Authority over plans to offer discounted travel on London's bus and tram network for persons in receipt of income support or other benefits.

Photo of Lord McKenzie of Luton Lord McKenzie of Luton Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)

The Department for Work and Pensions has not had any formal discussions with Transport for London or the Greater London Authority over plans to offer discounted travel on London's bus and tram network for persons in receipt of income support or other benefits.

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