West Lancashire MP calls for extra help with pensioner travel

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper
West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper
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West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has called on the Prime Minister to deliver a fair deal on concessionary rail travel for local pensioners.

She claims concessionary bus passes have no value if there are no buses to use them on, and instead wants to see cheaper rail travel.

She said: “It’s all well and good the Prime Minister saying that pensioners ‘deserve dignity’ when they retire.

“Whilst the commitment to protect the concessionary bus pass is welcome it doesn’t recognise or solve the problem West Lancashire pensioners face in getting about.”

She has also called on West Lancashire Council to add additional travel concessions for local residents.