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CPT Reacts to Spending Review

October 27 2021

CPT has reacted to the Budget and Spending Review announced today by the Chancellor 

CPT says: on the spending review announcement on transforming transport outside London

October 25 2021

On Friday 22nd October CPT responded to the government’s announcement that they will provide £1.2billion to transform bus services outside of London falling short of the £3bn promised. 

CPT says: on the publication of the Net Zero Strategy

October 19 2021

Today the government published its Net Zero Strategy, setting out a pathway to decarbonise all sectors and reach net zero by 2050. CPT's Head of Policy Alison Edwards said this:

Coalition urges government to speed up zero emission bus rollout

September 22 2021

A coalition representing bus operators, local authorities, manufacturers and workers has called on the Government to speed up its zero emission bus rollout or risk missing key targets.

Transport Minister to address industry summit on women’s safety

September 01 2021

CPT in partnership with the Department for Transport are hosting an online summit on 16 September to examine the issue of women’s safety on buses.

Modal shift is key to achieving net zero CPT tells Transport for the North

August 31 2021

Responding to Transport for the North’s consultation on their upcoming decarbonisation strategy, CPT has called for modal shift to be prioritised to reach net zero goals. 

CPT Cymru backs calls for Welsh Government to restore confidence in public transport

August 25 2021

CPT Cymru is backing a letter that has been sent to Welsh Government calling on them to restore confidence in public transport to avoid a car-based recovery.

CPT writes to Secretary of State for Transport over driver shortage

August 09 2021

Last week CPT’s Operations Director Keith McNally write to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, warning him of the issues that will arise if vocational testing slots for coach and bus operators are not provided urgently.

Job vacancy: CPT Scotland Administrator

August 02 2021

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) UK is recognised by government as the voice of the bus and coach industry and the consultative body on legislative and operational matters affecting the industry.  CPT Scotland is responsible for engaging with decision makers, policy officials, and CPT members on all devolved transport policy matters.