Item 11

Report to the

Date: 15 July 2008

Report by: Andrew Dyer, South Hampshire Bus Operators' Association

tel: 01243 536161 email: andrew.dyer@stagecoachbus.com

Subject: South Hampshire Bus Operators' Association

1. Summary

1.1 The following decisions are sought:

2. Reason

2.1 Following the formation of a new operators' organisation, the South Hampshire Bus Operators' Association, specifically to work with Transport for South Hampshire, the Joint Committee is invited to endorse its aims and embrace it as a full member of the partnership, as covered by the Agreement relating to membership of the Joint Committee.

3. Other Options Considered and Rejected

3.1 Taking no action.

4. Conflicts of Interest Declared by the Decision Maker or Other Executive Member Consulted - None.

5. Dispensation granted by the Standards Committee - None.

6. Reason(s) for the Matter being dealt with if Urgent - None.

Approved by: ................................. Date: .................................

Councillor M J Kendal - Chairman

Executive Member for Environment

Hampshire County Council

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