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In June, the government confirmed it would reinstate a planned fare rise of 3% above inflation from January – leaving commuters facing fare hikes of 6-11 per cent next year. The Guardian reported: Ministers had limited the rise to 1% rate this year to ease the financial strain on commuters but the Department of Transport […]

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In December 2010, the government announced significant cuts to the UK’s coastguard stations. The BBC reported: Ten of the UK’s 18 round-the-clock coastguard centres are due to close as part of planned cuts to the service. Five remaining sites will operate just during daylight, with the only 24-hour centres planned for Aberdeen, Dover and the […]

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