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Bus Bill Consultation - Now Closed
The consultation on the proposed Bus Regulation Bill has now closed and I would like to thank everyone that has engaged in the process through Better Buses.
I look forward to seeing Iain Gray’s summary of the responses from the public, transport groups and other bodies.
As I’ve said before, regulation is not a silver bullet and significant investment is required in our local bus services if we are to deliver the quality, affordable, sustainable transport that we so need.
But we cannot expect genuine change without giving some powers back to local policy makers.
This is an issue that runs across party political divisions and I am hopeful that the proposals will gain support – and constructive criticism – from all parties.