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Bus Services Act 2017 ch 21

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Lords, Session 2016-17

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Bus Services Act 2017, c.21
27 April 2017

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

6 April 2017
Lords
Bill 158 2016-17, as amended in Public Bill Committee
16 March 2017
Commons
Bill 100 2016-17, as brought from the Lords
25 November 2016
Commons
24 October 2016
Lords
20 July 2016
Lords
19 May 2016
Lords

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee of the whole House and in Public Bill Committees in the House of Commons. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee
20 March 2017
Commons

Tracked changes versions of the Bill, showing amendments made in Committee, Grand Committee or in Special Public Bill Committee in the House of Lords. Please note that these are unofficial versions and may not be completely accurate.

Version of the bill showing changes made in committee
21 July 2016
Lords

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

28 March 2017
Lords
25 November 2016
Commons
19 May 2016
Lords

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Supplementary, Department for Transport, 7 April 2017
7 April 2017
Lords

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, which applied from 23 October 2015 until it was suspended on 22 April 2020 (and finally rescinded on 13 July 2021),the Speaker certified Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker could certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself could be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

Legislative Grand Committee England Consent Motion 27 March 2017
27 March 2017
Commons
Signed Speaker's Certificate 27 March 2017
27 March 2017
Commons
Department for Transport Memorandum in respect of Report Stage amendments
23 March 2017
Commons
Speaker's Provisional Certificate - 22 March 2017
21 March 2017
Commons
Letter from the Department for Transport - 21 March 2017
21 March 2017
Commons
Memorandum from the Department for Transport assessing amendments made at Committee stage - 21 March 2017
21 March 2017
Commons
Speaker's Certificate - 25 January 2017
25 January 2017
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 27 March 2017
27 March 2017
Commons
24 March 2017
Commons
22 March 2017
Commons
21 March 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 March 2017
16 March 2017
Commons
15 March 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 14 March 2017
14 March 2017
Commons
13 March 2017
Commons
10 March 2017
Commons
9 March 2017
Commons
7 March 2017
Commons
3 March 2017
Commons
HL Bill 67-I Marshalled list for Third Reading
22 November 2016
Lords
HL Bill 67(c) Amendments for Third Reading
21 November 2016
Lords
HL Bill 67(b) Amendments for Third Reading
16 November 2016
Lords
HL Bill 67(a) Amendment for Third Reading
28 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58-II(Rev) Manuscript amendment for Report
24 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Report
21 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58-II Second marshalled list for Report
20 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58-I(a) Amendments for Report, supplementary to the marshalled list
18 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58-I Manuscript amendments for Report
12 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58-I Marshalled list for Report
10 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58(g) Amendments for Report
7 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58(f) Amendments for Report
6 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58(e) Amendments for Report
5 October 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58(d) Amendments for Report
30 September 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58(c) Amendments for Report
19 September 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58(b) Amendments for Report
16 September 2016
Lords
HL Bill 58(a) Amendments for Report
21 July 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2-III Third marshalled list for Committee
18 July 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2-II(b) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list
14 July 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2-II(a) Amendments for Committee, supplementary to the second marshalled list
1 July 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2-II Second marshalled list for Committee
30 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2-I(Rev)(a) Amendment for Committee, supplementary to the revised marshalled list
29 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Committee
28 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2-I Marshalled list for Committee
27 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2(h) Amendments for Committee
24 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2(g) Amendments for Committee
22 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2(f) Amendments for Committee
21 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2(e) Amendments for Committee
20 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2(d) Amendments for Committee
16 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2(c) Amendments for Committee
15 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2(b) Amendments for Committee
13 June 2016
Lords
HL Bill 2(a) Amendments for Committee
10 June 2016
Lords

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

Consideration on Report
27 March 2017
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 2
15 March 2017
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
13 March 2017
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

Report Stage Proceedings as at 27 March 2017
28 March 2017
Commons
All proceedings up to 16 March 2017 at Public Bill Committee Stage
17 March 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 16 March 2017
17 March 2017
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 14 March 2017
15 March 2017
Commons

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

Briefing Paper on Second Reading
2 December 2016
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Have your say on the Bus Services Bill
2 March 2017
Commons

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

Bus Services Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
1 June 2016
Lords

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: Bus user group for Potters Bar and the city of St Albans (BSB 01)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Roger Sexton (BSB 02)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Equality and Human Rights Commission (BSB 03)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr John Disney (BSB 04)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Gordon Forster (BSB 05)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Age UK (BSB 06)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: FirstGroup (BSB 07)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive, Transport for Greater Manchester (BSB 08)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (BSB 09)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Arriva (BSB 10)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (BSB 11)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Martin Carr (BSB 12)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Tom Kearney (BSB 13)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Catherine Casserley and Chris Fry, legal advisers to Mr Paulley (BSB 14)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: National Express West Midlands (BSB 15)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Association of Colleges (BSB 16)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Jeffrey Richard Harvey (BSB 17)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Campaign for Better Transport (BSB 18)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: The UK Cards Association (BSB 19)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Mr Shouvik Datta (BSB 20)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Nexus (BSB 21)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Leicestershire County Council (BSB 22)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Mrs Sunitha Webster (BSB 23)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Baroness Campbell of Surbiton (BSB 24)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Wellglade Group (BSB 25)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: West Yorkshire Combined Authority (BSB 26)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Worcestershire County Council Transportation Services Unit (BSB 27)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Transport for All and Doug Paulley (BSB 28)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Paul Russell (BSB 29)
16 March 2017
Commons
Written Evidence: Community Transport Association (BSB 30)
16 March 2017
Commons

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

Letter dated 15/03/2017 from Andrew Jones MP to Albert Owen MP and David Nuttall MP regarding updated analysis of Committee Stage Government amendments to the Bus Services Bill for the purposes of English Votes for English Laws (EVEL).
15 March 2017
Letter dated 03/08/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville and others regarding education related bus services for young people.
18 August 2016
Letter dated 25/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Baroness Randerson regarding the Bus Services Bill and plans for the development of secondary legislation.
25 July 2016
Letter dated 13/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Baroness Scott of Needham Market regarding concessionary travel and local governance issues as discussed at the Second Reading and Committee Stage of the Bill.
13 July 2016
Letter dated 13/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Berkeley and others regarding amendments put forward at the Committee Stage of the Bill to enable franchising authorities to request information from bus operators.
13 July 2016
Letter dated 04/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Baroness Jones regarding concessionary travel
4 July 2016
Letter dated 04/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Baroness Scott of Needham Market regarding an issue relating to the Public Services Social Value Act 2012
4 July 2016
Letter dated 04/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Berkeley regarding the role of Traffic Commissioners
4 July 2016
Letter dated 04/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Bradshaw regarding the Bus Services Operators Grant (BSOG), the Advanced Quality Partnership Scheme (AQPS) proposals, and concessionary fare schemes
4 July 2016
Letter dated 04/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Freud regarding impacts on homeless families placed outside their local authority
4 July 2016
Letter dated 04/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Kennedy regarding the use of regulation making powers in relation to the Advanced Quality Partnership Scheme
4 July 2016
Letters dated 04/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to various Members of the House of Lords regarding the impacts of the Bus Services Bill on rural areas.
4 July 2016

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debate: Compilation of sittings so far
17 March 2017
Commons
17 March 2017
Commons
15 March 2017
Commons
15 March 2017
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
19 May 2016
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
19 May 2016
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
8 June 2016
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
8 June 2016
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard)
20 July 2016
Lords
Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
20 July 2016
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard)
4 July 2016
Lords
Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
4 July 2016
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
29 June 2016
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
29 June 2016
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard - part one)
24 October 2016
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard - part two)
24 October 2016
Lords
Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
24 October 2016
Lords
Report: 1st sitting
12 October 2016
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
12 October 2016
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
23 November 2016
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
23 November 2016
Lords

Commons 1st reading

24 November 2016
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

1 March 2017
Commons

Commons Report stage

27 March 2017
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

27 March 2017
Commons

Lords Consideration of Commons amendments

Ping Pong (Hansard)
25 April 2017
Lords
Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings)
25 April 2017
Lords

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
27 April 2017
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
27 April 2017