Changing just one word would make Labour's train fares policy much, much better

Labour have correctly identified a major problem in public policy with their new fares pledge. 

Good policy has three elements: it correctly identifies a problem, it finds an adequate solution, and it ticks both those boxes in a way that can command enduring popular support.

Labour has a new transport pledge: to cut train fares by a third by redirecting funds from the Department for Transport’s road-building budget towards further subsidising train fares. The problem is correctly identified: successive British governments have become addicted to building more and more...
source: New Statesman

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