HC Deb 06 March 1986 vol 93 c267W
Mr. Ron Davies

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what changes in the pattern of bus services he expects to follow the sale of the National Bus Company.

Mr. David Mitchell

The sale of NBC's operations will further the Government's policy of promoting fair competition in the bus industry. I believe this will give bus operators new incentives and the opportunity to provide the pattern of services which best responds to the wishes of passengers.