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Public Transport: Refugees

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL8004, tabled on 27 April 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will reimburse local transport authorities for additional costs incurred when Ukrainian refugees apply for and are granted a (1) Freedom Pass, (2) Oyster 60 Plus card, (3) Zip Oyster card, or (4) other similar travel concessions.

Answered on

28 April 2022

Within London, transport is devolved to the Mayor of London, including decision-making responsibility about any concessions offered.

Local Transport Authorities outside of London can also choose to introduce further concessions if they choose.