Issues: Discounts for particular groups

It seems reasonable to us that drivers with a valid disability badge should be exempted, as people with disabilities are less likely to be able to cycle or use buses. We think it is extremely likely that the County will think likewise.

As outlined on a related page of this website, we do not agree with proposals for very large discounts for residents, though accept that a small discount might be acceptable.

Section 3.86 of the County Council’s Outline Proposal for Funding makes clear that discounts for different groups has not yet been decided. We feel this is something that could be worked out in the second stage of consultation that will go ahead if Councillors decide not to drop the proposals at the first stage.

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