Decision details

Free Bus Travel (Concessionary Travel) Scheme Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Five yearly review of the free bus travel scheme for older people and disabled people. Results from the engagement exercise.


That Cabinet:

1.     Approves the continuation of the Warwickshire County Concessionary Travel Scheme attached to the report at Appendix 1 for a further period of five years, from 1 April 2023 until March 2028, subject to the modifications referred to in resolution 2 below;

2.     Approves the introduction of all day travel for holders of disabled person’s passes below state retirement age, for a trial period of 12 months to commence as soon as possible after 1 April 2023; and

3.     Supports further exploration of a stand-alone discretionary scheme for other groups of individuals and undertaking a feasibility study into introducing companion passes as set out in section 5 of the report with proposals to be reported back to Cabinet.


Report author: Jo Cooper

Publication date: 19/04/2023

Date of decision: 18/04/2023

Decided at meeting: 18/04/2023 - Cabinet

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