§ Ms Rosie Winterton
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what discussions he has had with bus operators on the quality of their services. 
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
DETR Ministers and officials are in frequent contact with bus operators on a wide range of issues as the policies for improving bus services announced in last year's Transport White Paper are taken forward. Improving the quality of service is prominent among the issues considered in these discussions.