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Bus Services: Finance

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what grants have been given since 2003 from the Urban Bus Challenge Fund. (227111)

Urban Bus Challenge competitions were held in 2001, 2002 and 2003 and a total of £53 million was awarded in those competitions. No new awards have been made under this scheme since 2003. Annual expenditure since 2003 on projects successful in the competitions has been as follows.

£ million

2003-04

11.1

2004-05

14.3

2005-06

7.1

2006-07

4.8

2007-08

1.9