Issue details

Enhanced Partnership

To approve an Enhanced Partnership Agreement for Local Bus Services

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: None Specific;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2022

Lead member: Executive Member for Active Travel, Transport and Highways - Paul Fishwick

Lead director: Director, Place and Growth - Steve Moore

Department: Place

Contact: Rebecca Brooks Email: Tel: 0118 908 8302.

Consultation process

Statutory 28 day Operator Objection Period
Statutory Stakeholder Consultation Period


Enhanced Partnership Agreement

Reference Number: WBC1260

Explanation of 'on hold/withdrawn' items: This item has been deferred from 31 March Executive. The Department for Transport has acknowledged the complexities involved in developing an Enhanced Partnership (EP) Agreement, especially in relation to the impact of the Omicron Covid-19 variant. Local Transport Authorities are now advised that a new date will be provided for the submission of a full EP following the announcement of indicative funding.

Reason For Consideration: To gain approval for a legally binding agreement between the Council and local bus operators for the delivery of local bus services in the Borough


  • Enhanced Partnership