Decision - Concessionary Fares Scheme

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Concessionary Fares Scheme

Decision Maker: Finance Cabinet Member Meeting

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(1)      To formally notify East Sussex County Council (and other members of the scheme) of Brighton and Hove City Council’s withdrawal from the East Sussex Concessionary Fares Scheme effective from 31 March 2009.

Reasons for the decision:

(1)      The council is required to secure value for money in the use of its resources which also supports one of its five corporate priorities: “Making better use of public money”. The advantages and disadvantages of withdrawing from the countywide scheme are put forward for consideration in this context.

Alternative options considered:

(1)      As described in the report, on balance, the potential advantages of withdrawal from the scheme outweigh the potential disadvantages.

Publication date: 07/11/2008

Date of decision: 06/11/2008

Decided at meeting: 06/11/2008 - Finance Cabinet Member Meeting

Effective from: 14/11/2008

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