§ 28. Mr. Pike
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will take steps to monitor the effect of the Transport Act 1985 on concessionary fares.
§ Mr. Wareing
asked the Secretary of State for Transport to what extent his Department plans to monitor the consistency and effectiveness of the use by local authorities of the powers granted to them by the Transport Act 1985 to establish concessionary travel schemes for the disabled; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
My Department intends to undertake extensive monitoring of all aspects of the implementation of the Transport Act, including concessionary fares.