Annex B

Section 19 of the Transport Act 1985

Eligible services are services used wholly or mainly by:

  1. persons who have attained the age of 60 years;
  2. disabled persons;
  3. persons in receipt of income support under section 124 of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;
  4. persons in receipt of
    1. jobseeker’s allowance under the Jobseekers Act 1995;
    2. employment and support allowance payable under Part 1 of the Welfare Reform Act 2007;
  5. persons suffering a degree of social exclusion by virtue of unemployment, poverty or other economic factors, homelessness, geographical remoteness, ill health, or religious or cultural mores;
  6. persons who believe that it would be unsafe for them to use any public passenger transport services;
  7. carers or persons under 16 years of age accompanying any of the foregoing.

Applicants will be required to maintain and complete accurate records to fully support the information required to process and calculate payments for NSG.