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Bus Services

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 108612, tabled on 20 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of municipal ownership of buses to improve bus service provision especially for night time and off-peak services.

Answered on

27 January 2022

The Government has committed to issuing a Call for Evidence on whether there is a need to reverse the current prohibition on the establishment of new municipally-owned bus operators. It will be published in due course.