Consultation on free bus travel for people resident in Scotland aged under 19

Overview

The Scottish Government intends to launch a new statutory national concessionary travel scheme providing free bus travel for young people resident in Scotland up to their nineteenth birthday (referred to as ‘under 19s’ or ‘under 19’ in the consultation). We anticipate that legislation to underpin the scheme would be required to be laid in Parliament in early 2021 and the scheme would come into effect later in 2021.

Why we are consulting

The purpose of this consultation is to set out the proposed arrangements for the new scheme and options for how the scheme operates. By providing us with your views, we can establish the most appropriate way to provide free travel for young people to meet their needs and requirements.

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Published Date 26 Oct 2020 Mode of transport