Continuned Use Of Section 19 minibus permits in the light of revised DfT Guidance
Dear North Yorkshire County Council,
Please can you provide copies of all emails/memos/minutes of meetings that pertain to discussions about the effect of the Department of Transport's revised guidance on section 19 permits and their applicability to scheduled passenger services.
I would in particular like to see copies of documents that relate to the decision taken last week that NYCC fleet would operate bus route 426 between Cawood and York.
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