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Here's a suggestion to increase bus passengers, and contribute to the aims of Somerset Council's 'Climate Emergency Declaration'.
All Somerset Council staff, including senior management should have any 'free parking' concessions revoked, all mileage allowances cancelled, all official travel to meetings and conferences to be by public transport.
It might even go some way to 'reducing the debt'!
But I don't suppose the phrase 'leadership by example' is not very well known in some circles!