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Bus pass age rise may come faster

The age at which people in England get a free bus pass could go up from 60 to 65 sooner than previously planned, as one of the ideas being put forward by the Department for Transport to help cut public spending.

Most departments have been told to go through their budgets for savings of between 25% and 40%, with the government's review expected to be completed in October.

The BBC's Reeta Chakrabarti reports.

  • 16 Jul 2010