PACTS pushed for amendments to the Bus Services Bill that focused on bus safety. The Bus Services Bill has now passed through its Third Reading in the House of Commons.
PACTS and ETSC have launched their new report into Preventing Drug Driving in Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels today (8th March 2017).
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 […]
PACTS has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Right Honourable Phillip Hammond MP, ahead of this year’s Autumn Statement, asking him to ensure vital funding for road safety. Capital investment is important but so too is resource spend. Without a sufficiently large and stable core of expert and experienced staff, it will not be possible to undertake the actions set out in the Statement. That in turn will jeopardise […]