Current statistics regarding the total amount of ENCTS concession bus passes issued by yourself that are currently in use.

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Dear Merseytravel,

I am making a Freedom Of Information Act request to find out the following information regarding how many ENCTS bus passes are in use and then further broken down by type.

My questions are as follows below:

1. How many current valid ENCTS bus passes issued by yourself are currently in circulation?

2. Of these how many are the ordinary OAP version (without any companion)?

3. Of these how many are the OAP plus Companion version (if you still issue these as i know many councils and authorities have stopped)?

4. Of these how many are the ordinary Disabled version (without any companion)?

5. Of these how many are the Disabled plus Companion version (if you still issue these as i know many councils and authorities have stopped)?

Thank you for your help with this and i look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

John Smith

Henderson, Andrew,

Dear Mr Smith

LFS/AH/RSN22629

Thank you for your email. Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and we will aim to provide a response within twenty working days.

Please note that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Information Commissioner’s Office has acknowledged that resources may be diverted away from functions such as responding to information requests to ensure that other services can still be delivered. This may mean that a response is provided outside of the stautory timeframe. Your patience is appreciated at this extraordinary time.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me. Please quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Andy Henderson

Senior Information Management Officer | Merseytravel | Mann Island, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN
Office: 0151 330 1679 | Email: [Merseytravel request email]

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Henderson, Andrew,

Dear Mr Smith

LFS/AH/RSN22629

Thank you for your recent request made under the Freedom of Information Act. Please find Merseytravel’s response below

1. How many current valid ENCTS bus passes issued by yourself are currently in circulation?

353,435 (as of April 2021)

2. Of these how many are the ordinary OAP version (without any companion)?

There are 232,924 ENCT Elderly Passes in circulation. Merseytravel has also issued 73,760 local 60+ Merseytravel Pass

3. Of these how many are the OAP plus Companion version (if you still issue these as i know many councils and authorities have stopped)?

We do not offer companion passes.

4. Of these how many are the ordinary Disabled version (without any companion)?

46,751

5. Of these how many are the Disabled plus Companion version (if you still issue these as i know many councils and authorities have stopped)?

We do not offer companion passes.

I trust that this information is of interest to you.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review, which should be addressed to:
Mrs Julie Watling
Legal, Democratic Services & Procurement Manager
Merseytravel
PO Box 1976
Liverpool
L69 3HN
[email address]

If you are not content with the result of your internal review, you also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner, whose address is
The Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF
www.ico.org.uk

Andy Henderson

Senior Information Management Officer | Merseytravel | Mann Island, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN
Office: 0151 330 1679 | Email: [Merseytravel request email]

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