COMMONS

MPs question users and providers about the fate of bus services

22 March 2011

The Commons Transport Committee questions bus operators, and local authorities about measures taken so far to reduce both rural and metropolitan bus services, along with further changes anticipated going forward, in response to funding changes announced in the spending review.  

Witnesses

At 10.15 am

Stagecoach Group plc

  • Robert Montgomery, Service Performance Director, Stagecoach UK Bus

Arriva Bus UK

  • Mike Cooper, Managing Director

Compass Travel (Sussex) Ltd

  • Roger Cotterell, Finance Manager

Go West Travel Ltd T/A Norfolk Green

  • Ben Colson, Managing Director

Community Transport Association UK

  • Keith Halstead, Chief Executive

At 11.15 am

Local Government Association

  • Cllr Peter Box CBE

Association of Transport Co-ordinating Officers

  • Tracey Jessop, Vice Chair

Passenger Transport Executive Group (PTEG)

  • David Brown, Director General, South Yorkshire PTE

North Yorkshire County Council

  • Richard Owens, Assistant Director (Integrated Passenger Transport)

Devon County Council

  • Bruce Thompson, Transport Co-ordination Service Manager

These timings are approximate and the sessions may start slightly earlier or later than advertised.

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