WE MIGHT HAVE TO GIVE UP COLLEGE COURSE; Students Tell of Outrage at the Possible Axeing of Their Travel Scheme

Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England), October 23, 2012 | Go to article overview

WE MIGHT HAVE TO GIVE UP COLLEGE COURSE; Students Tell of Outrage at the Possible Axeing of Their Travel Scheme


Byline: SANDY MCKENZIE and KRYSTA EAVES

STUDENTS fear they may have to drop out of college if the axing of a travel scheme which reduces fares by half is implemented.

Two students at Middlesbrough College today voiced their outrage over planned proposals to cut the Teen Mover scheme.

The axing of the scheme is part of the package of PS11m of proposed cuts outlined last night by Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon.

The scheme provides half-price travel on buses for 16 to 18-year-olds, would save Middlesbrough Council PS119,000. It has been in operation for about three years.

Mazie Welford, 16 who is studying Travel and Tourism at Middlesbrough College says the scheme ideal for students who don't have a lot of money.

She said: "I might have to drop out of college if it goes. I think a lot of people might have to quit."

Friend Emma Shiel, agreed that the scheme was a "lifesaver".

The 18-year-old from Thornaby who is studying Travel and Tourism said: "I would be gutted if it went. It's a lot of money to travel by bus. It would cost me PS5 a day."

Union chiefs said today they will attempt to reduce the impact of jobs losses from the latest round of spending cuts in Middlesbrough Council.

Last night Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon spelled out 111 proposed cuts totalling PS11m in the authority.

They could mean around 220 jobs being cut.

Today Janet Grieg, regional officer for Unison said: "It has to be remembered that this is the second round of savage cuts the town has had to face as part of the Government's austerity agenda. …

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