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CPT reacts: £120m funding scheme for zero emission buses

March 30 2021

CPT’s Head of Policy Alison Edwards has reacted to the launch of a multi-million pound scheme for zero-emission buses across England.

Backing Britain's Coaches - A Coach Strategy for Britain

March 29 2021

We are delighted to launch the Coach Strategy, the industry’s first official strategy outlining vital role of coach in UK society and how, with Government support, the industry can thrive and play its full part in the economic and green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Coach industry sets out Covid-19 recovery plan

March 29 2021

The coach industry has today (29 March) set out its plan for an ambitious recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, including grants to help tours get underway as soon as next month and kick start the UK tourism economy.

Coach industry sets out recovery agenda for next Welsh Parliament

March 29 2021

As the 2021 Senedd election approaches, the coach industry in Wales has today (29 March) set out its plan for an ambitious recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, including grants to help tours get underway as soon as next month and kick start the Welsh tourism economy.

CPT calls for a fair deal for coach at Transport Select Committee

March 24 2021

Appearing alongside coach operators today, CPT’s Chief Executive Graham Vidler told the Transport Select Committee that the coach industry has had limited access to the support that has been available to other parts of the leisure and tourism industry.

CPT reacts: National Bus Strategy

March 15 2021

The Confederation of Passenger Transport’s Chief Executive, Graham Vidler, responds to the launch of the National Bus Strategy.

CPT Consultation Response: Tourism Recovery Plan, Wales

March 04 2021

CPT Cymru's response to the Welsh Government and Visit Wales approach to a recovery plan for the tourism sector in Wales. 

CPT reacts: What the budget means for coach

March 03 2021

CPT Chief Executive Graham Vidler reacted to the Chancellor's Budget and what it means for the coach industry.

CPT reacts: What the budget means for bus

March 03 2021

CPT Chief Executive Graham Vidler reacted to the Chancellor's Budget and what it means for the bus industry.