Given that very few older persons are using public transport as the overwhelming majority are abiding by government advice and recognising that once any right is withdrawn, it is always hard to regain,
We the undersigned call for an immediate withdrawal of the suspension of free travel for Older Person’s Freedom Pass and and 60+ Card during morning peak hours.
Len_Duvall, London Assembly Member for Greenwich & Lewisham and Leader of the London Assembly Labour Group said:
“The Government’s attack on the Freedom Pass and 60+ Card is an attack on us all. It hits workers, it hits the vulnerable, it hits those least able to afford a fares rise. It won’t even generate much in the way of additional revenue. It is, quite simply, an attack on London“.