Decision details

Concessionary Fares Scheme Reimbursement to Bus Operators

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.    Approved the revised start time for holders of Portsmouth City Coucil older persons concessionary bus pass from 09:30 to 09:00 on Monday to Friday (except bank holidays).


2.    Approved an amended transitional reimbursement rate in line with updated Department for Transport guidance.


3.    Approved a six-month trial to allow holders of Portsmouth City Council older persons concessionary passes free travel before 09:00 to hospital appointments.


4.    Noted that all three recommendations will be monitored and reported back to Traffic & Transportation Cabinet meeting in February 2023 when the council proposes the reimbursement rate for 2023/ 24.


Report author: Felicity Tidbury

Publication date: 23/09/2022

Date of decision: 22/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 22/09/2022 - Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation

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