HC Deb 18 July 1978 vol 954 cc159-60W
Mr. Sillars

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland under what statutory authority regional councils may grant concessionary bus fares for schoolchildren living outwith the free travel zones.

Mr. McElhone

Under Section 51(1) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1962 an education authority has power to pay the whole or any part of the reasonable

Regulations to implement these changes will be laid before the House shortly.