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I’m determined to reverse the decline of North’s bus services

Secretary of State Grant Shapps: 17 May, 2022  In 1285 in Ockham, Surrey, a monk called William was born. The humble theologian proffered that “Entities are not to be multiplied without necessity.” In plain English, this defines that for the most part, the solution to a problem is usually the simplest one. For many people […]

Transforming bus services to deliver ‘turn up and go’ travel

  Transport Secretary Grant Shapps: 20 March, 2021   When the UK team rode into the Olympic stadium in Beijing to take on the torch in 2008, their steed was a bright red double-decker bus. This everyday vehicle, both beautiful and practical, is an icon of modern Britain. Buses are the workhorses of our public […]