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star this property date less than 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
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Department for Transport more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Bus Services: Combined Authorities more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government plans to take to support the introduction of bus franchising in non-mayoral combined authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
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Bridget Phillipson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
unstar this property answer text <p>The Bus Services Act 2017 <del class="ministerial">permits combined</del> <ins class="ministerial">provides</ins> mayoral <ins class="ministerial">combined</ins> authorities <ins class="ministerial">with access to </ins><del class="ministerial"> to apply for</del> new franchising powers. Other authorities can also apply for franchising powers with approval from the Secretary of State, subject to the necessary regulations having been made under the new section 123A(4) of Part 2 of the Transport Act 2000. No such regulations have yet been made.</p><p>The Government wants to see better local bus services for passengers across the country and will assist any local authority seeking to use the powers available to them under the Bus Services Act 2017 to secure improvements. We would also encourage authorities to work closely with local bus operators and passenger representatives to determine how to use the Act’s new powers to serve their local communities better.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2017-07-10T14:56:47.363Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-10T14:56:47.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this