Labour has announced plans to hand local bus services to ‘not-for-profit’ operators including community groups, with the aim of ending the market dominance of the big five bus operators, The Independent has reported.
Labour has launched an online social media campaign called ‘Passenger Power,’ asking people to tweet about changing the bus industry through the hashtag #PassengerPower.
Ed Miliband has carried out a small shadow cabinet reshuffle, which has seen Mary Creagh move from her role as Transport Spokeswoman for the party.
A Labour government would give more control over deregulated bus service to local authorities, says Ed Miliband A Labour government would pass an English Devolution Act, transferring control of over £30bn worth of funding to […]
Members of the North East Combined Authority reject operators’ partnership proposal and vote for franchising. Gareth Evans reports In a move which could signal the biggest changes to the way buses operate across Tyne & […]
Ed Miliband has denied that his Labour conference speech – in which he attacked “predatory” firms and a “fast-buck” culture – was “anti-business”. He told the BBC his aim was to improve behaviour in the […]
Shadow transport secretary says Labour policy review seeks ‘right way to reverse bus deregulation’ Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle MP said Labour is looking at reversing bus deregulation. Speaking at last week’s Labour party conference […]