22 Nov '15, 10pm

“In the last year alone 63% of local authorities in England and Wales have cut funding for buses” #BusesInCrisis https://t.co/VoV4VL1yNg

The objective of this report is to highlight exactly what is happening to local authority supported bus services and the results we have found are shocking. Since 2010 over £78 million has been cut from local authority supported funding in England and Wales. A 25 per cent reduction overall that has resulted in over 2,400 bus services being cut, altered or withdrawn completely In the last year alone 63 per cent of local authorities in England and Wales have cut funding for buses, whilst 44 per cent have removed or withdrawn services. Local authority funding for supported bus services has fallen by £22.6 million, the worst year for cuts to buses since 2010. Our report is released at a critical time when there are huge pressures on local authority funding for buses but also the direct threat of cuts to central Government funding for buses in the Comprehensive Spending Review ...

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