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Government not considering privatising bus service

Sat, 01 Jun 2013

Chief Minister Allan Bell
Chief Minister Allan Bell

Government is not considering privatising the Island’s bus service.

That’s according to the Chief Minister who says despite allegations the idea is not being considered as a way of making savings.

It follows a dispute between the Department of Community, Culture and Leisure and drivers that’s lasted over a year.

Drivers are currently in the middle of a 12 day strike period after further negotiations between the parties failed.

Allan Bell says he isn’t keen on the idea of privatisation but that the public may think differently:

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