HC Deb 23 November 1966 vol 736 cc306-7W
80. Mr. Molloy

asked the Minister of Transport what progress is being made in the consideration of means of allowing old age pensioners in the Greater London area to have entitlement to concessionary fares on London Transport.

Mrs. Castle

I have consulted the Greater London Council and the London Boroughs Association about this as part of the general review referred to in the Answers given on 26th October [Vol. 734, c. 186] to my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Mr. Hooley) and on 9th November to my hon. Friend the Member for Bristol, North-West (Mr. Ellis).—[Vol. 735, c. 296.]

114. Mr. Bob Brown

asked the Minister of Transport what complaints she has received on behalf of elderly people resident in Newburn Urban District area and Castle Ward area of Northumberland about the lack of travel concession facilities in those areas; and what replies she has sent.

Mr. Swingler

I have had representations relating to the Castle Ward Rural District from the Newbiggin Hall Local Labour Party. I am sending my hon. Friend copies of the replies sent on my behalf.