Q1. What is your local transport authority name?

Suffolk County Council

Q2. Which geographical region are you in?

East of England

Q3. What type of authority are you?

County Council

Q4. How would you classify yourself geographically (NTS Area type definitions)?

Other – please specify below if you feel you do not fit into one of the categories given:
Suffolk is mostly rural, but has a population of 730,000 so does not fit the category as defined here.

Q5. Name of the reporting officer:

n/a

Q6. Contact phone number of the reporting officer:

n/a

Q7. Email address of the reporting officer:

n/a

Q8. What have you used the developed funds for?

A. Maintain current tendered services
D. Invest in supporting bus infrastructure provision

Q9. If you ticked C, D or E in Q8, please specify the type of services/infrastructure you have invested in:

D. Bus stops/shelters
G. RTI (Real Time Information)

Q10. If you have observed any direct or indirect impacts as a result of the way in which you have used the devolved funds?

F. Other (Please describe here):
Continuation of services threatened by withdrawal of other budgets, operators able to continue who would otherwise face a funding shortfall.

Q11. Please provide a short description of whether you took any mitigating action to reduce the impact of the transfer of BSOG on operators?

Unknown - transfer was handled by officers no longer working at the authority.

Q12. Please specify how much your local transport authority spent on tendered bus services in 2017/18?

£2,424,957.60

Q13. Please specify how much your local transport authority spent on tendered bus services in 2018/19?

£1,803,823.64

Q14. Did you spend all of your allocated BSOG 2018/19 grant?

Yes