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CPT reacts to Christmas funding for scheduled coach services

December 14 2020

Reacting to the news that £3m will be provided to deliver 80,000 more seats across the scheduled coach network during the Christmas travel window this year CPT's Head of Policy Alison Edwards said:

CPT reaction to support for Scottish coach operators

December 09 2020

CPT's Chief Executive Graham Vidler reacts to the news that the Scottish Government will provide £6 million of support to Scottish coach operators.

CPT appoints new Wales Director

December 08 2020

CPT has today announced that Josh Miles has been appointed as the first full time Director of CPT Cymru.

Back Britain's Coaches: Future of the Coach Industry debate

December 02 2020

Next Thursday (10 December) MPs will debate the future of the coach industry. This is an excellent chance for MPs to quiz the Government directly both on why they have failed to provide support to date but also more importantly on what it needs to do now to help secure the future of the industry.

CPT Consultation Response: Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone (CAZ)

December 01 2020

CPT's response to Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone (CAZ)

CPT Consultation Response: Northumberland Rail

December 01 2020

CPT's response to Northumberland Rail, on behalf of the North East Bus Operators Association (NE Bus) 

CPT Consultation Response: COVID-19: Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

December 01 2020

CPT's response to COVID-19: Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

CPT reacts to the Spending Review 2020

November 25 2020

Reacting to the Spending Review 2020, CPT’s Chief Executive Graham Vidler said:

“The £300m announced today to transform bus services is a welcome first step in delivering a passenger led recovery from the pandemic but falls short of what is needed by the country’s most used form of public transport. Buses can play a vital role in delivering a green recovery but today’s investment is in stark contrast to the record levels of investment in our road and rail networks.

CPT reacts to extension of the furlough scheme

November 05 2020

CPT's Chief Executive, Graham Vidler, reacts to the announcement that the furlough scheme has been extended.