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Bus Services: Franchises

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 87905, tabled on 15 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 15 November 2022 to Question 83689 on Bus Services: Franchises, if he will make it his policy to launch a public consultation on the update to the bus franchising guidance.

Answered on

21 November 2022

My department has already worked with or consulted local authorities developing a franchising assessment, as well as other stakeholders, to update the existing franchising guidance.

The revised guidance seeks to simplify and provide further clarity to the overall process.