After 35 years, Greater Manchester prepares to dismantle Margaret Thatcher's bus legacy

An interview with Sir Richard Leese. 'Of all the things that came out of devolution, this was the biggest single thing within it'

Good morning members — today’s newsletter is the first of two we are publishing about bus reform in Greater Manchester. It might sound like a deathly dull topic but the power to take back control of buses was one of the most significant components of the devolution deal, and we are finally approaching a conclusion to the process. Around 80% of public tr…

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