Council Cuts to Free Bus Passes Affects Those with Learning Disabilities

A report from Healthwatch Surrey says free bus travel has been restricted for people with learning disabilities due to council cuts.

Surrey County Council recently scrapped the use of free bus passes before 9.30am and after 11pm.

The rate of people with learning disabilities who are employed in Surrey has fallen, and there are concerns that changes to free bus passes in the county are to blame.

Free bus travel is important for people with learning disabilities as it can boost independence.

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