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If Boris Johnson really wants to improve the UKs buses, he should look to Switzerland | Lynn Sloman

2020-02-12 10:40:00| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Local authorities need greater powers, such as those enjoyed by the Swiss, if the prime ministers 5bn pledge is to helpFinally, after decades of disastrous, or at best feeble, bus policy, Boris Johnsons pledge of 5bn to improve buses suggests that at long last the importance of this neglected mode of transport is being recognised. The prime minister said in parliament that there would be more services, including at evenings and weekends, and simpler, cheaper and more convenient fares, as well as more bus lanes and zero-carbon buses. But while 5bn could build quite a lot of bus lanes, it will not have much impact on fares and services unless it is accompanied by countrywide regulation of local public transport.In 1985, control over Britains buses passed from local authorities to private companies. Deregulation meant that instead of local authorities planning the bus network, private bus operators could decide where and when to run buses, based on which routes were most profitable. It was supposed to lead to an improvement in services, and an increase in the number of people travelling by bus. The Conservative government at the time said that without the dead hand of restrictive regulation, fares could be reduced on many bus routes and the operator would still make a profit. New and better services would be provided. More people would travel. Continue reading...

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Switzerland: International Arbitration Comparative Guide - Niederer Kraft Frey AG

2020-02-10 15:30:00| Mondaq.Com

International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries

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Switzerland: International Arbitration Comparative Guide - Niederer Kraft Frey AG

2020-02-10 15:30:00| Mondaq.Com

International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries

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Switzerland: International Arbitration Comparative Guide - Niederer Kraft Frey AG

2020-02-10 15:30:00| Mondaq.Com

International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries

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Switzerland: International Arbitration Comparative Guide - Niederer Kraft Frey AG

2020-02-10 15:30:00| Mondaq.Com

International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries

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