RSUA writes to DfI Permanent Secretary regarding Resource Budget 2023-24 EQIA consultation

On 8 June 2023, RSUA wrote to the Department for Infrastructure’s (DfI) Permanent Secretary Dr Julie Harrison regarding DfI’s Resource Budget 2023-24 Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) consultation.

RSUA urged the Department to reconsider the cessation and/or reduction of funding in three areas mentioned in the EQIA:

  1. Ceasing the Active School Travel programme
  2. Ceasing support for planning advice provided through Community Places
  3. Reducing public transport provision, including Concessionary Fares Scheme (CFS)

To view RSUA’s full response to DfI’s consultation click here.