Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.
During a period of austerity it is right that increased focus is placed on protecting public funds.
Today The Herald reveals a six-fold rise in passengers reporting bus operators who appear to be exaggerating the length and value of individual journeys in order to make inflated claims under the Scottish Government's free travel scheme for the disabled and over-60s. There have been 208 investigations of what is known as "overstaging", up from 31 in 2009.
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