A word from the President
Recently the gates closed on my local bus garage - Garston in Watford - a stone’s throw from where Anthony Joshua was brought up and close to Garston Park the place where I made my debut as a referee in the Watford Sunday League six years ago.
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CPT News Release: Simon Posner
CPT sadly announces the departure of Simon Posner from the organisation with effect from 31 August 2018.
Compliance Manual updates
The following updates have been made to the CPT Compliance Manual:
CPT News Release: CPT says LGA announcement on cuts to Local Authority funded bus services is “distorted” and “misleading”
Responding to today’s announcement from the Local Government Association (LGA) which claims that nearly half of all bus routes are under threat due to local government funding cuts, Simon Posner, Chief Executive of the CPT, said:
CPT News Release: Mayor’s LEZ announcement could hit London’s tourism economy by up to £186m*
The UK’s coach industry is dismayed to learn that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that all coaches and buses visiting the capital from October 2020 will be required to meet the Euro VI emission standard within the existing LEZ.
CPT Data Protection Policy
To meet its requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), CPT has produced a data protection policy, which is available to download below.
CPT News Release: Bus and coach operators could save £££s with CPT Energy
CPT has today launched CPT Energy, a new service dedicated to helping members get the very best rates from utility providers for their business energy (gas and electric).
CPT News Release: CPT responds to DfT consultation on the use of s19/22 permits
CPT calls for “clear, concise and enforceable regulations to ensure passenger safety”
Responding to the consultation on DfT’s controversial plans to reduce the types of work that community transport charities can do under a permit, the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK’s (CPT) has asked for rules that are simple, fair and clear.