Bus Services: Fares

Department for Transport written question – answered on 23rd September 2022.

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Photo of Ian Murray Ian Murray Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the bus fare cap introduced by the Government will have an effect on the Barnett consequentials for Scotland.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The £2 fare cap announced by the Government on 3 September will apply to single bus tickets on most services in England outside London.

This proposal is being funded from existing Department for Transport budgets and therefore will have no impact on the Barnett consequentials for Scotland.

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