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The Urban Transport Group today welcomed backing for the Government's new buses legislation from the all-party House of Commons Transport Select Committee.
The Urban Transport Group represents transport authorities serving areas where the majority of bus travel takes place.
Following on from the EU referendum, the formation of a new Government and with the start of the party conference season, the Urban Transport Group has set out a vision for how UK transport policy could unfold in a way that will enable the nation’s largest urban areas to deliver inclusive growth
Responding to the CMA’s call for additional hurdles in the Bus Services Bill to be introduced for franchising proposals Dr Jon Lamonte, Chair of the Urban Transport Group, said:
Frank Rogers, who leads for Urban Transport Group on buses, said:
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Cllr James Lewis, who chairs the group of six transport committees serving the six largest city regions outside London, said: