School services not eligible for the Bus Service Operators Grant

School bus services aren’t eligible for the Bus Service Operators Grant, and from November 2015 operators wrongly claiming it could be investigated.


Bus Service Operators Grant: ineligible school services, 15 September 2015

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This letter explains that schools-only services provided by bus operators have never been eligible to claim for the Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG). It also confirms that from 1 November 2015, the Department for Transport will take the strongest possible action against those who claim for these ineligible services.

Published 6 October 2015