Decision details

West Sussex Bus Services Enhanced Partnership HT01 (21/22)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The new Bus Back Better bus strategy for England was launched in March 2021.  The strategy outlines opportunities for Local Transport Authorities and Bus Operators to access £3bn of new funding towards improved bus services, as well as continuing to access COVID-19 recovery funding.  The first requirement for access to this new funding opportunity is achieved through the County Council committing to establishing statutory Enhanced Partnerships with the bus operators by the end of June 2021.


The Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport has -


1.  committed to establishing an Enhanced Partnership across West Sussex under the Bus Services Act 2017; and


2.  given formal notice of the County Council’s intention to prepare an Enhanced Partnership and invites all local bus operators to confirm their intention to participate.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 25/06/2021

Date of decision: 25/06/2021

Effective from: 07/07/2021

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