CT Sector Calls for Sensitivity and Care During Consultation
The Government “must protect the social value of community transport,” says the Transport Committee.
It is calling on the Government to “demonstrate care and sensitivity” as it moves to consult on reforming the community transport permit system.
In its report, Community transport and the Department for Transport’s proposed consultation, the Committee’s MPs “acknowledge that UK law and guidance have become out of step with some community transport practice and EU Regulations.”
However, warns the Committee, the Department for Transport (DfT) “must fully assess the potential knock-on effects” of its proposed consultation on essential community-based local transport services to vulnerable people who would otherwise suffer isolation.
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Source: Route One Magazine
December 20, 2017Share this post: