Decision details

West Midlands Enhanced Bus Partnership

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To outline the proposed Enhanced Bus Partnership for the West Midlands Combined Authority and seek authorisation for City of Wolverhampton Council to commit to the Partnership.


1.     That the development of an Enhanced Bus Partnership for bus services in the West Midlands in conjunction with Transport for West Midlands, other local authorities and local bus operators be approved.


2.     That authority be delegated to the Cabinet Member for City Environment, in consultation with the Director for City Environment, to “make” the Enhanced Partnership Plan, subject to complying with the statutory preparation, notice and consultation on the Enhanced Partnership.


3.     That authority be delegated to Cabinet Member for City Environment in consultation with the Director for City Environment to approve the details of any contracts or agreements necessary for implementation of an Enhanced Bus Partnership.


4.     That it be noted that participation in the development of the Enhanced Partnership and making of the Enhanced Partnership Plan cannot commit the Council to future Enhanced Partnership Schemes without their agreement. 

Report author: Tim Philpot

Publication date: 20/02/2020

Date of decision: 19/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 19/02/2020 - Cabinet

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