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TUC talk transport

27th August 1976
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RURAL BUSES, and an attack on what are described as "suspect" freight statistics in the Government's Green Paper on transport, are among the items on the agenda for the Trades Union Congress in Brighton next month.

The agenda, published this week, contains a motion from the National Union of Railwaymen which is aimed at rejecting the Government's refusal to transfer freight from road to rail.

Another call for a publicly owned and fully integrated transport system comes from the Transport and Salaried Staffs Association. It "insis that the system be est lished and calls for a inquiry into track co between road and rail.

An amendrdent from I National Union of Agricultu and Allied Workers atta4 the falling standards of ru buses which it says are "ca ing distress in many areas."

Tax relief on travelli expenses for people who gc and from work by public tr. sport to give a greater inc tive to use buses and trains opposed to the private car the idea of the Greater Lonc Council Staff Association.

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