Bus driver suspended after ‘refusing to drive double-decker celebrating gay pride’

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08/14/2019

A bus driver has been suspended amid claims he refused to drive a vehicle with a rainbow-coloured service number on the front. The driver allegedly told passengers in Norwich: “This bus promotes homosexuality and I refuse to drive it.” Becca Sears wrote on Twitter that the driver of the 501 service to Thickthorn said they had to wait for him to swap buses. She said she lodged a complaint with staff at the bus station, adding: “I’m aware everyone is entitled to their own views, however, if you can’t do your job properly because of your bigotry, maybe you need to rethink your choices.”

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