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Calls to end bus privatisation

1,500 people have signed a petition calling on councils to take back control over routes, timetables and fares.

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Full report: Petition calls for end to privatised bus services

Fifteen hundred people have signed a petition calling for an end to twenty five years of privatised bus services in Tyne and Wear.

Next week, councillors will decide whether to strip private bus companies of control over routes, timetables and fares. It would be the first area outside London to do so.

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