Scottish Government urged to copy England and cap bus fares

The Scottish Labour party is urging the country’s devolved administration to follow the Westminster government’s lead in England, and cap bus fares to £2. The BBC says it’s pointing to Transport Scotland statistics showing fares in Scotland have increased by 6% in real terms over the last five years, compared with a UK-wide rise of […]

Scotland’s pothole repair bill hits £1.7bn

Scottish Labour is claiming the cost of fixing potholes on Scotland’s roads almost £1.7bn. It obtained figures from local authorities via a freedom of information request which suggest council repair backlogs would take £1.68bn of taxpayers’ money to bring Scottish roads up to scratch. Labour has accused the Scottish government of leaving roads to crumble. […]


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