In this session, the Committee will be hearing from the Local Government Association, TAS Partnership, FirstGroup and Blackpool Transport about funding for bus services and reimbursement rates for concessionary fares.
The Committee will investigate how spending cuts have affected local authority budgets and their ability to subsidise bus services and reimbursement rates for concessionary fares.
Wednesday 30 January 2019, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster
- Paul Woods, Interim Chief Finance Officer, North East Combined Authority and Local Government Association
- James Carney, Finance Director, Blackpool Transport
- Giles Fearnley, Managing Director, First Bus
- John Godfrey, Principal Consultant, TAS Partnership