Dear Milton Keynes Council,

Could you please let me have the following information for each of the years 2010-2019 (calendar year or financial year, whichever is fine): the route number for all individual bus routes for which Milton Keynes Council made payment to a bus operator to operate, the amount of money paid to the bus operator for each individual route and the passenger usage numbers for each route.

Yours faithfully,

L Choo

Freedom of Information Act, Milton Keynes Council

Dear Requestor

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - INTERNAL REFERENCE 302917

I acknowledge your request for information received on 14 March 2019.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days, as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing reference to a third party.

Please be aware that the Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the information you have requested. In the event that an exemption category applies information may not be released. You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you. You will be informed if this is the case.

Best Regards
Laura Ward
Freedom of Information Team
[email address]

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Freedom of Information Act, Milton Keynes Council

Dear Requestor

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST - INTERNAL REFERENCE 302917

I've looked into your below request and I've been advised it is not possible to disaggregate the data by route. We can however provide the data broken down by contract with a description of the route number(s) covered. Many contracts do only cover one route however some do cover a few.

To provide the information to the level of disaggregation you've currently requested will exceed the number of hours of work stated under the Act.

Once you've confirmed your acceptance of this your request will then be considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.

Best Regards
Laura Ward
Freedom of Information Team
[email address]

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Dear Laura,

Thank you for your reply. Please provide me that information instead.

Yours sincerely,

L Choo

Simmonds, Stuart, Milton Keynes Council

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Good afternoon,

 

In response to your FOI request as follows:

 

Could you please let me have the following information for each of the
years 2010-2019 (calendar year or financial year, whichever is fine): the
route number for all individual bus routes for which Milton Keynes Council
made payment to a bus operator to operate, the amount of money paid to the
bus operator for each individual route and the passenger usage numbers for
each route.

 

Please see attached files.

 

Please note that all data from 2012-13 onwards is accurate, but some
estimates have been made for data for the periods 2010-11 and 2011-12.

 

regards

 

Stuart Simmonds

Public Transport Technical Lead

T: 01908 252011

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