Decision details

Bus Franchising Assessment Scheme

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the scheme to progress through Activity 2 (Strategic Outline Case)


(i)          The Bus Franchising Needs Assessment project proceeds through decision point 2 (strategic outline case) and work commences on activity 4 (full business case).

(ii)         An indicative approval to the total project value of £7,000,000 is given with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme has progressed through the assurance process to Decision Point 5.

(iii)       Development costs of £1,000,000 are approved in order to progress the scheme to Decision Point 5, taking the total project approval to £1,000,000.

(iv)       Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.


Publication date: 07/01/2022

Date of decision: 06/01/2022

Effective from: 15/01/2022

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