HC Deb 29 January 2002 vol 379 cc196-7W
Mr. Challen

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how many quality bus contracts have been approved and where. [30760]

Ms Keeble

Powers under the Transport Act 2000 relating to quality bus contracts were brought into force in October last year. No local authorities have yet brought forward proposals for quality contract schemes.