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Norman Baker stops coach travel

 
 
On 3 Sep 2011 at 8:30am DFL wrote:
Heard this on the 7 o'clock news this morning. All over 60s and disability travel on National Express coaches will no longer be subsidised by the government. The cost is mere £17 million - they could raise that by stopping all MP's expenses surely ?
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On 3 Sep 2011 at 9:47am Lopster wrote:
unbelievable - charging all for prescriptions next...
 
 
On 3 Sep 2011 at 4:18pm Trolley Hostess wrote:
And why should it be subsidised?
 
 
On 3 Sep 2011 at 6:18pm Bazooka Joe wrote:
Why should it be subsidised when the oldies and disabled already get free of charge travel on the buses?
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On 3 Sep 2011 at 7:34pm supporter wrote:
old news this was first bought up months ago.
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On 3 Sep 2011 at 10:06pm Oldtimer wrote:
I am 'entitled' to free bus travel and feel that it is a burden on the youngsters, those that are working that is, so do not take advantage of the concession.
I would suggest that all subsidies, including state benefits, should be stopped for all age groups which would leave money to fight other peoples wars. Make sense to you?
 
 
On 4 Sep 2011 at 12:33am AHMED IMADINNERJACKET wrote:
Dear Oldtimer, if I give up my right to free bus travel and have to pay, where will I find the money to invest in the munitions companies to fight other peoples wars,seems to be the only growth industry these days!!!!!
 
 
On 4 Sep 2011 at 9:11am demon wrote:
what a conservative
 
 
On 4 Sep 2011 at 9:12am Oldtimer wrote:
Easy, some of us oldies pay income tax for being thrifty and saving for our retirement; increase the tax we pay from 40% to 80% or more!!!!
 
 
On 4 Sep 2011 at 10:15am gavin wrote:
Emporer's new clothes!
Wake up Lib Dems - the moment has passed!
Gav


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I wouldn't be surprised if he does. Remote home - country estate. Living off nature - on the back of the workers. Work not in his... more
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