Agenda and decisions

Bus Services Sub Committee, Greater Manchester Transport Committee - Friday, 1st October, 2021 10.30 am

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

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Decision:

That apologies be noted and received from Councillors Barry Warner, Warren Bray and Kevin Peel.

2.

Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business

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Decision:

There were no chairs announcements or items of urgent business.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 203 KB

To receive declarations of interest in any item for discussion at the meeting. A blank form for declaring interests has been circulated with the agenda; please ensure that this is returned to the Governance & Scrutiny Officer at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

 

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Decision:

4.

Minutes of the Bus Services Sub Committee - 6 August 2021 pdf icon PDF 423 KB

To consider the approval of the minutes of the meeting held 6 August 2021.

 

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Decision:

5.

Bus Performance Report pdf icon PDF 995 KB

Report of Stephen Rhodes, Customer Director, TfGM.

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Decision:

  1. That the report be noted.
  2. That further details of the type of contract breaches be included in future reports.

6.

Update from Operators

Verbal update from bus operators.

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Decision:

  1. That the verbal updates from Stagecoach, Go North West, Diamond and First be noted.
  2. That the issue of driver shortages and contributing factors be specifically noted and members be updated on the initiatives in place to address these shortages at the next meeting.

7.

Bus Stations and Interchanges pdf icon PDF 306 KB

Report of Howard Hartley, Head of Facilities Management, TfGM.

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Decision:

That the report be noted.

 

8.

Changes to the Bus Network and Review of Subsidised Bus Services Budget pdf icon PDF 493 KB

Report of Stephen Rhodes, Customer Director, TfGM.

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Decision:

  1. That the changes to the commercial network set out in Annex A of the report be noted.
  2. That it be agreed that no action is taken in respect of changes or de-registered commercial services set out in Annex A of the report.
  3. That the action taken in respect of the service change set out in Annex B of the report be noted.
  4. That the proposed changes to general subsidised services set out in Annex C of the report be agreed.

 

9.

GMTC Work Programme pdf icon PDF 383 KB

Report of Gwynne Williams, Deputy Monitoring Officer, GMCA.

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Decision:

  1. That the proposed work programme for the GM Transport Committee and its Sub Committees be noted.
  2. That it be requested that the Road Safety report scheduled to be considered by the Committee in October includes reference to Local Authority schemes and the impact that their installation has had on road safety incidents. 

 

10.

Dates and Times of Future Meetings

To note that the next meeting of the Bus Services Sub Committee will be held on the 19 November 2021.

 

 

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Decision:

That it be noted that the next meeting of the Bus Services Sub Committee would be held on the 19 November 2021.

 

11.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

That, under section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public should be excluded from the meeting for the following items on business on the grounds that this involved the likely disclosure of exempt information, as set out in the relevant paragraphs of Part 1, Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

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Decision:

That, under section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public should be excluded from the meeting for the following items on business on the grounds that this involved the likely disclosure of exempt information, as set out in the relevant paragraphs of Part 1, Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

12.

Changes to the Bus Network and Review of Subsidised Bus Services Budget - Part B

Report of Stephen Rhodes, Customer Director, TfGM.

Decision:

That the financial implications of forthcoming changes to the bus network be noted.