HC Deb 09 May 1962 vol 659 c50W
58. Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Minister of Transport whether he will introduce legislation to require industries and companies concerned to initiate a scheme of free, or token fare, travel by all old-age pensioners, at off-peak periods, on production of their retirement pension books.

Mr. Marples

I am not prepared to introduce legislation on the lines suggested by the hon. Member. The Government do not consider that such benefits in kind are the best way to help old people.

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