Agenda and decisions

Remote meeting, Transport Committee
Friday, 15th January, 2021 11.00 am

Venue: Remote Meeting to be livestreamed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCazjNSGpqZZT41Vibn2ZK9A/live (copy and paste the link in your browsers)

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests

3.

Exempt information - possible exclusion of the press and public

4.

Minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 20 November 2021 pdf icon PDF 170 KB

5.

Urban Transport Group Presentation pdf icon PDF 164 KB

6.

COVID-19 Impacts and Recovery pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Additional documents:

7.

COVID Bus Funding pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)             That the updates provided in the report be noted.

 

(ii)            That a letter be sent from the Committee to Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, supporting the West Yorkshire Leaders’ letter of 4 January 2021 in seeking assurances from the Government regarding support for the recovery of the bus service.

8.

Rail Matters pdf icon PDF 407 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)             That the updates provided in the report be noted.

 

(ii)            That a letter be sent from the Committee (with the abstention of Wakefield Members) to the Government explaining and expressing opposition to the National Infrastructure Commission’s Rail Needs Assessment, including the concerns outlined in paragraph 2.17 of the submitted report and also highlighting the importance of protecting former rail corridors.

 

(iii)          That the Committee retrospectively endorses the Combined Authority’s input to the Union Connectivity Review call for evidence.

 

(iv)          That the Committee notes the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s response to the “Transport Select Committee call for evidence into Major transport infrastructure projects”.

9.

Carbon Impact Assessment pdf icon PDF 187 KB

10.

Summary of Transport Schemes pdf icon PDF 187 KB