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CPT responds to end sale date consultations for buses and coaches

May 24 2022

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has told the Government that any phase out date for the sale of non-zero emission buses and coaches need to recognise the unique challenges of each sector.

CPT submits responses to DfT’s consultation on ending the sale of new non zero emission buses and call for evidence on ending the sale of new non zero emission coaches

May 20 2022

The consultation on ending the sale of new non zero emission buses sought views on a potential end of sale date no later than 2032. CPT predicts that, with sufficient government funding over two thirds of all new bus purchases would be zero emission by 2025, due to voluntary commitments made by large bus operators.

CPT calls for fuel duty recognition for coach operators

April 26 2022

As fuel prices remain high in the UK, The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has called on Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to introduce a fuel duty relief package of £260m for coaches to place the sector on level footing with the rail industry.

CPT Scotland response to 20% car reduction use consultation

April 11 2022

CPT's Scotland's response to the Scottish Government consultation titled '20% Car Kilometre Reduction Route Map'. 

CPT reacts to National Bus Strategy funding allocations

April 04 2022

CPT has issued the following reaction to the announcement of which Bus Service Improvement Plans have received funding as part of the National Bus Strategy. 

TSC inquiry into the NBS one year on

April 01 2022

CPT’s submission to an inquiry released by the Transport Select Committee which looked into the implementation of the Government’s National Bus Strategy a year on and examined the challenged faced by the sector as it recovers from the pandemic.

Bus operators respond to Welsh Government's buses white paper

March 31 2022

CPT Cymru has responded to the Welsh Government’s buses white paper.

CPT and Lloyd Morgan Group launch innovative new training offer

March 31 2022

Today (31 March) CPT and Lloyd Morgan Group have launched CPT Training a new proposition designed to develop industry skills and support compliance through effective training solutions.

CPT Scotland Response to Draft National Planning Framework 4

March 29 2022

CPT Scotland's response to the Draft National Planning Framework 4.