Bus Services: Disability

Department for Transport written question – answered on 24th January 2020.

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Photo of Gavin Newlands Gavin Newlands Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answers of 23 May 2019 to Questions 256382 and 256383 on Bus Services: Disability, what progress he has made in the provision of audio-visual announcements on bus services under section 17 of the Bus Services Act 2017.

Photo of Gavin Newlands Gavin Newlands Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress he has made in drafting the regulations to be laid before the House under section 17 of the Bus Services Act 2017.

Photo of George Freeman George Freeman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

In Summer 2018 the Government published a public consultation on proposals to require the provision of accessible on-board information on local bus services throughout Great Britain.

We are currently finalizing our response to the consultation and expect to announce our next steps regarding the making of Regulations and publication of guidance later in the year.

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