Friday April 3, 2020

Ross to help prevent full privatisation of bus routes

Move meant to assure unions some bus services will remain in state hands for forseeable future

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
4th September, 2016
Minister for Transport Shane Ross Pic: RollingNews.ie

Minister for Transport Shane Ross is bringing in a new law to reassure bus unions that public bus services will not be fully privatised.

It comes at a time when Ross is facing into the threat of six days of strikes by Dublin Bus drivers this month over a pay claim.

A spokesman for Ross said he would be bringing a memo to government shortly on the matter. This is required to get cabinet approval...

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