Britain’s Buses: Getting our priorities right

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This year Greener Journeys is collaborating with Transport Times at all three main political party conferences. All three fringe events are free of charge and are located outside the secure zone so attendees will not require a pass to attend. The events will take as their theme the issue of Britain’s Buses: Getting our priorities right.

Liberal Democrats

Tuesday 20 September – 18.15 – 19.30hrs
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sonata Suite, 2 Bridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2JZ

Speakers

  • Norman Baker MP (pic), Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport
  • Giles Fearnley, Managing Director, First UK Bus (Chair)
  • Mike Cooper, MD Arriva UK Bus
  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys

Labour

Monday 26 September – 08.00 – 09.15hrs
Hilton Hotel, Grace Suite 2, 3 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool, L1 8LW

Speakers

  • Andrew Gwynne MP (pic), Shadow Transport Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
  • Professor David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times (Chair)
  • Barry Gardiner MP, Energy and Climate Change Select Committee
  • Tim O’Toole, Chief Executive, FirstGroup
  • Gillian Merron, Chairman, Bus Users UK
  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys

Conservative

Tuesday 4 October – 12.45 – 14.00hrs
Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Pankhurst Suite, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP

Speakers

  • Theresa Villiers MP (pic), Minister of State for Transport
  • Professor David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times (Chair)
  • Sir Brian Souter, Chairman, Stagecoach
  • David Brown, Chief Executive, Go Ahead
  • Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys

Source: Transport Times Events

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