Guidance

Lords Committee draft guidance and policy statement on the Bus Services Bill

Draft guidance on issues raised during Lords Committee debates about the Bus Services Bill, and a policy statement to help inform future debates.

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Bus Services Bill: draft guidance and policy statement

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Details

Bus Services Bill draft guidance and policy statement on the key issues raised during Lords Committee debates in June and July 2016. This includes:

  • draft guidance which:
    • addresses issues that peers felt should be clarified or incorporated into the Bus Service Bill or associated guidance
    • gives an outline of potential content
    • gives a general approach to policy issues
  • a policy statement explaining:
    • the government’s rationale for automatic access to franchising powers for mayoral combined authorities
    • information to inform future debates
Published 12 October 2016