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From 1 April 2014 the Competition Commission is abolished and its functions transferred to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). There will be no further updates to this website after 31 March.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) brings together the Competition Commission (CC) and the competition and certain consumer functions of the OFT. The CMA takes on its full powers and responsibilities on 1 April 2014.

Local bus services market investigation


Date of referral: 07.01.10        Statutory deadline: 06.01.12

Email: info@cc.gsi.gov.uk       


Initial submissions from third parties

Third partyDate published

ALBUM (PDF, 199 Kb) 

ALBUM report of survey: The Non‐PLC Sector's Experiences of Competition (PDF, 271 Kb) 

21.06.10

14.07.10

ATCO (PDF, 70 Kb)  10.06.10

Bath & North East Somerset Council (PDF, 28 Kb) 

01.09.10

01.09.10

Bus Users UK (PDF, 46 Kb)  01.09.10
Caerphilly County Borough Council (PDF, 28 Kb)  19.04.10

Cardiff City Council (PDF, 42 Kb) 

The CC notes that both the OFT and the Traffic Commissioner have investigated aspects of local bus services in South Wales at various times. Further details can be sought from the OFT and the Traffic Commissioner.

10.06.10
Department for Transport (PDF, 702 Kb)  19.04.10
Edinburgh City Council (PDF, 6.4 Mb)  19.04.10
Executive Member for Development and Transport, West Lothian Council (PDF, 41 Kb)  21.06.10
Fife Council (PDF, 162 Kb)  Original version: 01.09.10
Revised version: 29.11.10
Gloucestershire County Council (PDF, 63 Kb)  14.07.10

GMPTE and GMITA (PDF, 257 Kb) 

01.09.10

01.09.10

Medway Council (PDF, 18 Kb)  01.09.10
Merseytravel (PDF, 1.1 Mb)  10.06.10

Nexus (PDF, 89 Kb) 

31.08.10

05.10.10

21.10.10

Quality in Transport (PDF, 54 Kb)  10.06.10
Reading Borough Council (PDF, 85 Kb)  19.04.10
Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council (PDF, 54 Kb)  10.06.10
Rutland County Council (PDF, 80 Kb)  21.06.10

Saltford Parish Council (PDF, 1.3 Mb) 

01.09.10

01.09.10

Scottish Association for Public Transport (PDF, 120 Kb)  10.06.10
Scottish Government (PDF, 189 Kb)  19.04.10

SEStran (PDF, 43 Kb) 

01.09.10

01.09.10

01.09.10

South Lanarkshire Council (PDF, 142 Kb)  14.07.10
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (PDF, 126 Kb)  19.04.10

SYPTE and SYITA (PDF, 7.9 Mb) 

01.09.10

01.09.10

Tates Travel (PDF, 428 Kb) 

14.03.11

14.03.11

14.03.11

The Tas Partnership (PDF, 3.1 Mb)  14.07.10
Traffic Commissioner for Scotland (PDF, 54 Kb)  21.06.10
Traffic Commissioner for the North Western Traffic Area (PDF, 76 Kb)  14.07.10
Traffic Commissioner for the Welsh and West Midland Traffic Area (PDF, 30 Kb)  31.08.10
Traffic Commissioner for the Western Traffic Area (PDF, 96 Kb)  21.06.10
Transport Planning Manager for Darlington Borough Council (PDF, 38 Kb)  01.09.10
Travelwatch East Midlands (PDF, 81 Kb)  10.06.10
Unite (PDF, 102 Kb)  19.04.10
VOSA (PDF, 30 Kb)  21.06.10
Welsh Assembly Government (PDF, 260 Kb)  14.07.10

WYPTE (Metro)

21.10.10
Wiltshire County Council (PDF, 40 Kb)  19.04.10

Worcestershire County Council (PDF, 119 Kb) 

01.02.11

01.02.11

01.02.11

01.02.11

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