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Local Transport Act 2008

Volume 712: debated on Tuesday 14 July 2009


My right honourable friend the Minister of State for Transport (Sadiq Khan) has made the following Ministerial Statement.

The Local Transport Act 2008 includes provisions aimed at making bus quality contracts schemes a more realistic option for local transport authorities outside London.

The Department for Transport is today publishing a consultation on draft regulations and guidance to support the implementation of those provisions. Copies of the consultation materials will be made available on the department’s website at and are being placed in the Libraries of the House.