§ 60. Mr. Normanton
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will issue a general direction to the National Bus Company to improve its operating standards and to hold its fares at their present levels.
§ Mr. Eldon Griffiths
No. The National Bus Company are aware of their managerial responsibilities including the improvement of their operations. Fares must reflect cost increases, but they are subject to the statutory control of the Traffic Commissioners.
§ 65. Mr. Cormack
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will take steps to wind up the National Bus Company.