Decision details

Bus tender advance payment

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Due to the exceptional circumstances [redacted].

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The payment, if approved, is an advance payment of £70k and will be recovered at £7k per period over the next 10 payment periods, netted off against their ordinary payments in arrears, so that it is completed this financial year. A letter issued from legal and signed by both parties agreeing to the advance payment and recovery method will be required before the payment is made.



Option 2 – this is an initial advance payment of £70k but will be fully recovered.

Alternative options considered:

1. Do not provide the advance payment [redacted].

2. RECOMMENDED - Provide both the advance bus service tender payment and the written support for the Traffic Commissioner.

3. [redacted]

4. Provide one of the requests only, noting the options above.

Publication date: 13/05/2024

Date of decision: 10/05/2024

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