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Transport: Integrated Transport Authorities

Volume 706: debated on Thursday 18 December 2008


My honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Paul Clark) has made the following Ministerial Statement.

The effect of Section 96 of the Local Transport Act 2008 is to empower the Secretary of State to issue guidance on the carrying-out by local authorities of reviews of transport governance arrangements in their area and on the establishment of integrated transport authorities.

This guidance will be published shortly, and will be available on the Department for Transport’s website at Copies will also be placed in the Library of the House.