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The joint, select committee-style inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group and pteg holds its second hearing today at Westminster after getting off to a strong start with its first hearing, held on 27th Oct.
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The joint inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group (APPLRG) and pteg will hold its first hearing on Tuesday 27th October at the House of Commons.
The Chair of the inquiry, Paul Rowen MP, today said:
The cost of concessionary bus travel in England could spiral out of control even if the government plugs the current funding gaps, new research published today has revealed.
At a fringe meeting at the TUC in Liverpool today, pteg Chair, Neil Scales, launched pteg’s ‘manifesto for transport in the cities’.
Today pteg and the All-Party Parliamentary Light Rail Group (APPLRG) announced a select committee style inquiry into the prospects for modern trams in the UK and how barriers to tram scheme development and implementation can be tackled.
pteg has welcomed a report from the House of Commons Transport Select Committee  which calls for locally accountable Integrated Transport Authorities to be given the job of monitoring bus punctuality and reliability.
Chair of Merseytravel, Cllr Mark Dowd, is the new Chair of the Integrated Transport Authorities Special Interest Group. The group brings together leading Councillors from the six English Integrated Transport Authorities.
Cllr Dowd said:
As the Government revises its major scheme business case guidance, Campaign for Better Transport and pteg  have called for an end to the discrimination against trams.