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DARLINGTON'S BUS COMPANY FACES LIQUIDATION THANKS TO DEREGULATION

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A bus operator owned by Darlington BC went into administration yesterday in the wake of fierce competition between ...
A bus operator owned by Darlington BC went into administration yesterday in the wake of fierce competition between rival operators in the County Durham town, reports the Financial Times (p12).

The council blamed the government's deregulation policy and the sales process imposed on council-owned bus companies for the collapse of the 90-year-old business, which faces liquidation.
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