Consultation outcome

Local bus services: revised statutory guidance

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Feedback received

Summary of responses to the second consultation on the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s statutory guidance document on local bus services

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Detail of feedback received

This report provides an analysis of responses to this consultation on revised statutory guidance for local bus services. It also sets out the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s intentions to issue a final version of the statutory guidance.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Seeking views on the proposed revisions to the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s statutory guidance on local bus services.


Consultation description

This is the second consultation on the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s revision of existing statutory guidance on local bus services, the first was completed between 21 August 2013 and 13 November 2013.

The Senior Traffic Commissioner is required to provide guidance and directions as to the way that traffic commissioners will approach their duties as part of the Local Transport Act 2008. We are seeking feedback on this revised publication which takes account of the many responses to the first consultation, including from local authorities, operators, passenger groups, trade associations and individuals.