Consultation: Bus Back Better Enhanced Partnership

Timescales: Bus Back Better Enhanced Partnership consultation

Consultation closed: Monday 24 January 2022 (responses had to be submitted before 11:59pm on Sunday 23 January 2022)
Consultation opened: Thursday 6 January 2022

Our timescales for delivery are:

  • step 1 – by the end of June 2021 (completed): the government has made it conditional that we must publish a notice demonstrating our commitment to pursue an Enhanced Partnership by 30 June
  • step 2 – by the end of October 2021 (completed): publish an interim Bus Service Improvement Plan
  • step 3 – by the end of March 2022 (in progress): to have an implemented Enhanced Partnership Plan and Scheme in place (in progress); from 1 April 2022, discretionary bus funding will only be available to local authorities with an Enhanced Partnership in place