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Improving public transport: the development and outcome of the Welsh Government’s White Paper

This paper provides an overview of the development and content of the Welsh Government’s White Paper consultation on ‘improving public transport’, as well as reaction to the proposals and the outcome of the consultation. The White Paper put forward proposals to reform local bus services, taxi and Private Hire Vehicle licensing and arrangements for regional transport planning in Wales. The Welsh Government is proceeding with bus reform only. The paper also describes recent UK and Scottish legislation on bus services as a comparison ahead of the anticipated Bus Services (Wales) Bill.

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10 March 2020

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This paper provides an overview of the development and content of the Welsh Government’s White Paper consultation on ‘improving public transport’, as well as reaction to the proposals and the outcome of the consultation. The White Paper put forward proposals to reform local bus services, taxi and Private Hire Vehicle licensing and arrangements for regional transport planning in Wales. The Welsh Government is proceeding with bus reform only. The paper also describes recent UK and Scottish legislation on bus services as a comparison ahead of the anticipated Bus Services (Wales) Bill.

Read the briefing here: Improving public transport: the development and outcome of the Welsh Government’s White Paper (PDF, 1,213KB)


Article by Lucy Morgan, Senedd Research, National Assembly for Wales

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