Belfast Telegraph

UK-wide bus passes snubbed

By Tom Moseley

Pensioners' free bus passes are one of the most popular policies around and no Government would dare mess with them.

But hopes of an expansion, so those issued in Northern Ireland could be used in Britain and vice-versa, appear to have been dashed.

Transport Minister Norman Baker told Naomi Long there were no plans to introduce "mutual recognition" throughout the UK.


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