Labour will give greater control over local bus services to cities and country regions in the North East
Labour today (Thursday 18 December) launched ‘Passenger Power’ - a campaign to put communities and passengers in control of local bus services. Labour will hand powers back to local communities to save crucial bus routes.
New government figures have revealed that local bus routes in the North East are being slashed on this Government's watch, leaving people stranded.
The new figures show that compared to 2010, there were 7 million less miles of local bus services in the North East last year.Read more