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Bus Services: Finance

Department for Transport written question – answered on 31st October 2019.

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Photo of Lord Bradshaw Lord Bradshaw Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether their following commitments amount to new money allocated to buses: (1) £20 million for bus priority measures in the West Midlands, (2) up to £50 million to deliver Britain's first all-electric bus town or city, (3) £30 million to local government to improve services or restore services which have been lost, and (4) £20 million to support demand-responsive services.

Photo of Baroness Vere of Norbiton Baroness Vere of Norbiton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

All of these projects are within the £220 million announced by the Government on 30 September, and comprise additional funding on top of the £250m that the Government already spends every year supporting bus services.

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