Can buses operations elsewhere in the country really be the same as the London bus model?
Buses were a central topic for discussion at Transport Oral Questions last week in the House of Commons.
Nothing surprising was raised, with MPs simply asking for better services and the restoration of services cut in years gone by.
Needless to say, ministers took the opportunity to highlight the recent funding that the government is making available to do just this, and to fund the purchase of 4,000 new zero-emission vehicles.
But I do want to highlight one point that Grant Shapps . . .