HC Deb 22 March 1971 vol 814 c45W
115. Mr. Brewis

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the powers which are available to burghs to subsidise rural bus services which pass through their boundaries.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

Section 34 of the Transport Act, 1968, gives power to any county, town or district council, acting singly or jointly, to subsidise a bus service which in its opinion is, or will be, for the benefit of persons residing in rural areas.

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