Transport Committee

Community Transport inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Deadline for written submissions was Friday 3 November 2017.

Scope of the inquiry

There are two ways of submitting your views for this inquiry.

Online web forum


By written submission

The Committee invites written submissions addressing one or more of the following points:

  • The effectiveness of the DfT, DVSA and Traffic Commissioners’ guidance to, and regulation of, community transport: in particular, the DfT’s role in providing clarity to the sector about the implications of EU Regulation EC 1071/2009 and the July 2017 outcome of a relevant DVSA licensing investigation of an individual CTO
  • The effects on commercial operators of the longstanding approach of licensing community transport services via Section 19 and/or 22 permits (Transport Act 1985)
  • The safety, security and service quality implications of licensing community transport services via such permits
Read the full terms of reference

Latest evidence

  • 27 Nov 2017 - Community Transport - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF279 KB) HC 480 | Published 30 Nov 2017

    Evidence given by Leon Daniels, Managing Director of Surface Transport, Transport for London, Sue Davey, Association of Transport Coordinating Officers, Dominic Davidson, Senior Transport Coordinator, Staffordshire County Council, and Peter Shelley, Head of Passenger Transport, Hampshire County Council; Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Stephen Fidler, Deputy Director, Road Investment Strategy Client, Department for Transport, Peter Hearn, Head of Operations (North), Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, and Kevin Rooney, Traffic Commissioner for the West of England, Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain (at 5.30pm).

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