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Implementation of Budget Savings on Council Funded Local Bus Services

Purpose of Report: This report is presented in light of the decision to reduce expenditure on local bus services taken at Full Council in February 2014. Cabinet are now presented with a list of bus services which will be either reduced or withdrawn to make the required saving for the financial year 2015/16.

Members are asked to confirm the service reductions and to consider an option for additional savings, should they be required.

 

This decision will be taken by the Cabinet Member at a public Decision Session on 11 December 2014.

 

This decision will now be taken by the full Cabinet on 6 January 2015 rather than the Cabinet Member. Recognising the impact of this decision on bus service users, it is  considered that Cabinet are best placed to consider the report and balance the needs of other services and users that would be required to be cut should the recommendation in the report not be approved.

 

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/11/2014

Decision due: 06/01/15 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Transport and Planning

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Andrew Bradley, Principal Transport Planner, City Strategy Tel No. 01904 551404, email:  andrew.bradley@york.gov.uk  andrew.bradley@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Chief Officers and the Cabinet Member have instructed that no formal consultation process should be undertaken as the budget decision was agreed in February 2015.

Every effort will, however be undertaken in communicating the changes to the public subsequent to the decision session meeting and in the lead up to service withdrawals from April 2015.

Making Representations: Contact Report Author

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