Thursday, January 27, 2022

Brian Souter donates to Scottish Independence ‘Yes’ vote

Stagecoach boss Sir Brian Souter has donated 1m to the SNP, it has been confirmed. Sir Brian had pledged to match pound-for-pound every donation received...

Passengers are forgotten in flawed IPPR report

An independent think-tank, the IPPR is renowned for its connections to the Labour Party and is not without influence. It's respected and sometimes comes...

Scottish Government sets out its employment vision

Ahead of the 18 September referendum, the Scottish Government has set out a broad plan for what it thinks could be achieved for jobs,...

City Regions to argue for London funding

Chair of West Yorkshire Combined Authority Transport Committee, Cllr James Lewis, has been elected as Chair of the City Regions Transport Special Interest Group. The...

PTEG report makes compelling case for bus priority

A report by PTEG makes a compelling case for giving far greater priority to buses in the Whitehall hierarchy when decisions are taken on...

Election-focused reshuffle will not benefit Department for Transport

While our man in Westminster thinks that some of the new ministers introduced through last week's reshuffle are talented people, he is less than...

Will the Welsh Government apologise for concessionary fares fiasco?

The inevitable outcome of a legal challenge is that the Welsh government has accepted that its planned cuts to the funding of free concessionary...

Industry should have no secrets to hide

While our man in Westminster thinks that PTEG's proposals to replace an ineffective bus monitoring system with a complex one might not be for...

Does coaching need a national policy?

Should there be a Government policy on coaching, wonders our man in Westminster? It might be a bad thing, as that would lead to...

The poor quality of bus debate

Why is the quality of political debate about buses – and importantly future policy – so poor, wonders our man in Westminster? According to...

Switch Mobility offers further details on new Valladolid site

Switch Mobility has shared further details on its planned manufacturing and technology centre in Valladolid. It has confirmed it will be built on a...