§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many bus services have been discontinued in (i) Gwynedd, (ii) Clwyd and (iii) Powys since 26 January 1987; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
The number of bus routes discontinued since 26 January 1987 are:
Number Gwynedd 8 Clwyd 14 Powys Nil
In the same period the numbers of new routes introduced are:
Number Gwynedd 20 Clwyd 15 Powys 2
These figures indicate a net increase in bus routes.