I totally agree with Steven Thompson (Echo September 16) re the state of buses in the city.
The answer is the return of the bus conductor or clippie.
He or she was a figure of authority who no one would dare mess with.
No children would drop litter or scrawl on the seats when they were around, these men and woman were a figure of authority.
Personally I would never travel by public transport I have always preferred the Jag.
However I do feel sorry for bus passengers who pay a high price for such shabby conditions.
Mick The Pen Brown