Transport Select Committee publishes Bus Services Bill Report.

Transport Select Committee publishes Bus Services Bill Report.

The Transport Select Committee’s report into the Bus Services Bill has been published (25th November 2016). Available in full here. Welcoming publication of the report, PACTS Executive Director David Davies said: “The Bus Services Bill is an enabling Bill and the Transport Committee has understandably focused on the procedural arrangements for franchising and partnerships. PACTS submitted evidence about the need to specify a duty of safety and reporting arrangements. The […]

Bus Services Bill 2016-17. PACTS submits written evidence to Transport Select Committee.

Bus Services Bill 2016-17. PACTS submits written evidence to Transport Select Committee.

The Bus Services Bill 2016-17 is currently making its way through the UK Parliament. Yesterday, the Government released new publications relating to the Bill: Publication: HL Bill 58(e) Amendments for Report Publication: HL Bill 58 Running List of all Amendments on Report   PACTS provided written evidence to the Transport Select Committee on the Bus Services Bill 2016-17 that can now be viewed in its entirety here.  

Pavement Parking Private Member’s Bill launched

Pavement Parking Private Member’s Bill launched

Simon Hoare MP (North Dorset) has launched a Private Member’s Bill calling for a ban on pavement parking. The Pavement Parking (Protection of Vulnerable Pedestrians) Bill 2015-16 had it’s first reading on 24th June when it was presented to Parliament through ballot procedure, there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.   The second reading of the Bill is scheduled for 4th December 2015 during which a debate is expected […]

Infrastructure Bill (2014-15)- Update

Infrastructure Bill (2014-15)- Update

Cycling and walking amendments to the Infrastructure Bill (Lords) were released on the 21st January 2015 and can be viewed here.

Infrastructure Bill (2014-15): 2nd Reading

Infrastructure Bill (2014-15): 2nd Reading

The Infrastructure Bill (Lords) received it’s second reading in the House of Commons on 8th December and progressed as follows: Infrastructure Bill (Lords) 2014-15 [Relevant documents: Fifteenth Report from the Transport Committee, Session 2013-14, Better roads: Improving England’s Strategic Road Network, HC 850, and the Government Response, Session 2013-14, HC 715.] Second Reading Mr Speaker: I must inform the House that I have selected amendment (b)—[Interruption.] Quite why that prompts […]