Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Beginning of the end to freebie Welsh policies?

Could this be the end of freebie policies as popularised by the Welsh Assembly Government?

Free bus travel for all pensioners in Wales should be scrapped because of the cost, an advisory group has urged.

The independent ministerial advisory group on transport wants the assembly government to begin an urgent review, arguing it is becoming unaffordable.

Instead, the group suggests a more targeted approach for certain areas or social groups to save £25m a year.

But ministers say there are "no plans whatsoever" to scrap the scheme and they wanted to reassure the public.


Stonemason. 5 August 2009 at 19:17  

Does Rhodri Morgan want that Bus Pass.

He is entitled to one.

Does he need one, that's the real question.

Anonymous 5 August 2009 at 22:22  

hope its the end, bloody stupid policy to have things for free like this.

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