Agenda and minutes

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Nomination for Chair of the Transport and Parking Working Party


Cllr Billings suggested that he would chair the meeting as Portfolio holder and for the Chair to be agreed at the next Working Party meeting when all members of the Working Party in attendance.  All agreed with this suggestion. 


Minutes of the last meeting held on 22 February 2023 pdf icon PDF 431 KB

To agree the minutes of the last meeting held on 22 February 2023


All agreed that the minutes were an accurate record of the meeting. 



Action Tracker/Matters arising from the last meeting pdf icon PDF 7 KB


Lisa Tuck ran through the outstanding actions and updates were provided. 




·         Lisa Tuck/Susie Hayman to provide a written update on the negotiations being held with TCCT to be sent to the Working Party within the next 7 days. 



Proposed ZEBRA Bid - Peter Knight from Stagecoach attending at 5.15 pm


The Chairman welcomed Peter Knight, Manager of Stagecoach to the meeting to provide an update on the proposed ZEBRA bid from Stagecoach. 


Cllr Billings thanked Mr Knight for attending the meeting today. 




·         The Working Party recommended to support the bid led by Stagecoach to introduce electric buses into Torbay. 

·         Adam Luscombe to provide any regular updates to the working party when relevant.  Peter Knight to attend a future meeting as the proposal progresses with DfT. 

·         Adam Luscombe will draft a further letter of support from the members of the working party to be sent to Torbay MP’s. 



The Plan for Drivers - new government policy paper

Link to website for further information - Plan for drivers - GOV.UK (



The Working Party received a presentation and update on the new government policy paper that has recently been announced for the Plan for Drivers, from Adam Luscombe. 



Road Casualty Reduction Report 2022 pdf icon PDF 637 KB


The Working Party received the annual Road Casualty Reduction Report 2022, presented by Ian Jones.  The outcome of the report is positive but there is the need to work further to reduce the annual number. 



Road Safety Initiatives 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Additional documents:


The Working Party received the annual Road Safety Initiatives report for 2023/24, presented by Ian Jones. 


The Working Party recommended to support the proposals as detailed within the report and the recommended sites.