Annual General Meeting

Posted on by Stuart Wrigley

The annual general meeting of the Consortium will take place on Friday 21 October 2011 at Local Government House, Smith Square, Westminster, commencing with coffee and networking from 9.45am

Business meeting at 10.15 – 11.00

The business agenda will include the appointment of the Chair and Vice Chairs for 2011-12, as well as the appointment of the Executive.

Presently the PTC Chair is Councillor David Rowlands (Conservative) of Buckinghamshire County Council, with Vice Chair Councillor Pat Hockey (Liberal Democrat) of South Gloucestershire Council. The position of Labour Vice Chair is currently vacant.

Nominations for these positions should be forwarded to the secretary by Monday 17 October 2011.  

11.00-11.30

DCLG and DfT officers will be attending to discuss the local government finance settlement and its implications for concessionary travel funding in 2012-13 

11.30-13.00

 Panel Presentations and Discussion

 Making best use of new technology for public transport 

  • Is it the key to better and more efficient bus services, or an expensive gimmick?
  • What should local authorities do to respond to developments in technology?

A panel of speakers will set out their views on the practical applications of new technology and discuss with members the best solutions for transport authorities to promote with their local public transport operators.

Further details from the Secretary, Stuart Wrigley 

stuart@publictransportconsortium.org.uk

01253 727950 or 07799 767347

 

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