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Road Traffic Regulations (Public Transport)

Volume 972: debated on Monday 29 October 1979

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asked the Minister of Transport if he has plans for the relaxation of road traffic regulations in respect of public transport; when the scheme will commence; what areas have been specified for pilot experiment and if he will make a statement.

Yes. I shall shortly be introducing legislation to reform the bus licensing system. That legislation will include power to designate trial areas within which road service licensing will no longer apply.