In the 1980s and 1990s a series of changes saw the UK's bus operations go from mostly publicly owned, to mostly privately owned. In a series of privatisations, bus companies were flogged off. But in the intervening 25 years, what has actually happened is that the UK's bus market has come under the control of a handful of large companies. So what actually happened to the UK's publicly owned bus operations?
Politics can causes heated arguments and divisions. When the pub trade is in a bad state and needs to attract as many people through the doors as possible, maybe pub landlords everywhere might be a bit better off being a bit more BBC?
What does your council's logo say about your area? After pondering this question whilst walking down the street, I decided to find out. In this final part, I review the six areas covered, and draw some conclusions
What does your council's logo say about your area? After pondering this question whilst walking down the street, I decided to find out. In part 4, I look at the area I currently live in - the London Borough of Merton.