Scottish Labour criticises SNP over privatised buses

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Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Richard Leonard wrote an article for Scottish newspaper, The Scotsman in which he is critical of the Scottish National Party’s supporting privatised bus services, arguing that it has prioritised shareholders and left some areas stranded. Noting that an expansion of bus services does not require a large amount of new infrastructure, Richard Leonard wrote that Labour would extend free bus passes to under-25s, and “shift the balance from shareholder profit to public investment and so build a free bus network to serve the whole of Scotland”.

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