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Leeds falls in with the 'freeze'

26th August 1966, Page 30
26th August 1966
Page 30
Page 30, 26th August 1966 — Leeds falls in with the 'freeze'
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

RECAUSE of the Government's prices freeze,

the Leeds City transport committee has decided to defer the application to the Yorkshire Traffic Commissioners for permission to revise bus fares. The revision would have increased most fares by Id. and brought in £479,000 in extra revenue in a full financial year. The increases were to cover bonuses and a 40-hour week for bus crews introduced at the end of last year.

Commenting on the matter the chairman of the committee, Ald. John Rafferty, said: "We shall have to carry the increased costs and we are likely to be well into the red by the end of the year." He added that if it were possible to make the application by the end of the year it would be the same as the one which was to have been made last week, but if the application was deferred longer it would be reviewed.


People: John Rafferty
Locations: Leeds

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