This paper has been written specifically for Members of Parliament and their staff, though others may find it of general interest.
It is a compilation of regularly asked questions about local public transport issues, particularly buses and taxis. There is no intended link between articles other than that the topics are often the subject of requests by Members, usually on behalf of their constituents.
Please note that as local transport policy is devolved across the UK this paper largely discusses England only. In Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland policy is the responsibility of the devolved administrations and scrutiny the responsibility of the respective parliaments and assemblies.
It covers the following issues:
Further details on these issues and more can be found in a suite of Commons Library briefing papers, available on our website.
Commons Briefing papers CBP-8734
Authors: Nerys Davies; Lewis Pickett; Louise Butcher