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Bus Services: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 31632, tabled on 18 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to support coach operators to stay in business during the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

23 March 2020

Within the Budget on 11 March 2020, the Chancellor set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services and businesses through the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

On 17 March, the Chancellor announced a further £330 billion of financial measures, including measures which will support public transport operators.

Any further measures will be announced in due course.

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