Issue details

Award of contracts on socially necessary bus services in Calderdale

To award contracts for the provision of socially necessary bus services in Calderdale.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Savings > £1 million;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/07/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Contracts have been handed back by Halifax Bus Company as they are unable to continue to operate these bus services (due to COVID-19). Furthermore, the unpredictability of COVID restrictions has delayed other contract awards in Calderdale A decision is required urgently to ensure continuation of a service for passengers and it was therefore not possible to give the statutory 28 days' notice.

Decision due: 31 Jul 2020 by Managing Director

Contact: David Keady Email: