Consultation outcome

Bus registration: Competition Commission recommendations

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

Response to the bus registration consultation stating the views and actions to be taken on:

  • the 14 day pre-notification period for local transport authorities
  • the 90 day notice period for variations to services
  • restricting changes to applications and short-notice applications
  • banding of frequent services
  • electronic bus service registration

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

Seeking views on implementation of the Competition Commission's recommendations for local bus service registration.

Documents

Consultation on implementation of the Competition Commission remedies on bus registration: main consultation document

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Annex A impact Assessment: 14 days and 90 days remedies

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Annex B impact assessment: restricting registrations / short notice

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Annex C impact Assessment: frequent services

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on the government’s preferred approach to implementing the Competition Commission’s recommendations relating to the registration of local bus services. The remedies aim to improve competition in the bus market. We are also seeking views on how to make the electronic bus service registration system more easily accessible to small and medium operators.