Question ref. S6W-09567
Asked by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 1 July 2022
To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide updated figures on how many young people to date have received a free bus pass through the Young Persons’ (Under 22s) Free Bus Travel scheme, broken down by local authority, based on the latest information available.
Current status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 28 July 2022
The following table shows the number of valid card holders in the Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel Scheme as of close of business 11 July 2022, analysed by local authority. This information is based on live data as of 11 July 2022 and will exclude those who have turned 22 since the launch of the scheme.
This information was supplied by the National Entitlement Card Programme Office (NECPO). NECPO support the 32 local authorities by assisting with the integration of various national and local public services on the National Entitlement Card (NEC) and are the joint controller with local authorities of this data.
Argyll & Bute
City of Edinburgh
Comhairie nan Eilean Siar
Dumfries and Galloway
Perth & Kinross