Free Travel for Under 16s and 18s

Meeting: 
MQT on 2007-05-23
Session date: 
May 23, 2007
Reference: 
2007/1217
Question By: 
Roger Evans
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many free travel concessions have been permanently withdrawn from a) under 16s and b) under 18s for breach of the Behaviour Code, since the start of the scheme?

Answer

Answer for Free Travel for Under 16s and 18s

Answer for Free Travel for Under 16s and 18s

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Since the start of the scheme, 3142 Under 16 cards have been withdrawn from concession holders for breaches of the Behaviour Code. Following further investigation, 210 of the 3142 permanently withdrawn. Subsequently, 42 were reinstated as a result of appeals.In terms of the 16/17 scheme, 346 passes have been withdrawn, following investigation, 51 were permanently withdrawn. Eight have subsequently been reinstated after appeal.