Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The County Council administers the English
National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) on behalf of central
government. Funding is allocated by central government for the
purpose of administering the scheme and reimbursing bus operators
for carrying passengers who are eligible for ENCTS.
The County Council is required to publish the reimbursement arrangements for financial year 2015/16 at the beginning of December 2014 and the purpose of the report is to agree the rate at which bus operators will be reimbursed
The Corporate Director – Environment & Community Services provided an update on the performance of Concessionary Travel since April 2014 including the current budget position and set out proposals for the Cumbria Scheme for 2015/16 including the reimbursement rate to be paid to transport operators.
The draft Cumbria Concessionary Travel Scheme for 2015/16 was attached to the report.
RESOLVED, that option A be approved as the 2015/16 Cumbria Concessionary Travel Scheme as set out in appendix 1 to keep the ENCTS basic reimbursement rate at 58%.
Report author: Cheryl Cowperthwaite
Publication date: 02/12/2014
Date of decision: 27/11/2014
Decided at meeting: 27/11/2014 - Cabinet
Effective from: 10/12/2014