HC Deb 20 May 1974 vol 874 cc60-1W
Mr. George Rodgers

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, in view of the variation in the terms and scale of the provision of concessionary fates to pensioners and disabled persons by local authorities, his Department will provide guidance on a common formula.

Mr. Mulley

Arrangements for concessionary fares are a matter for the discretion of local authorities within their statutory powers, and based on their assessment of needs and priorities. Some harmonisation should be achieved under the new local government organisation.

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