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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Bus Services: Concessions more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research his Department has undertaken on the effect of recent reductions to funding for concessionary bus passes on adults with (a) learning difficulties and (b) autism. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 188110 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
star this property answer text <p>Funding to local authorities for concessionary travel is not provided in isolation, but as part of their Local Government Finance Settlement. This Formula Grant funding is not ring-fenced, which enables authorities to make spending decisions that more closely match local needs and circumstances.</p><p> </p><p>Eligibility for the statutory concession on medical grounds is assessed by local authorities on a case by case basis, using the seven criteria set down in legislation and supported by the Department’s published guidance.</p><p>Local authorities also have the powers to offer concessions over and above the statutory minimum, for instance by extending the concession to residents who may not qualify under the statutory criteria.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Wealden more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this