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 Local Bus Services

Terms of reference (07.01.10)

Members

Administrative Timetable (revised 03.11.11)

Issues Statement (04.02.10)

Invitation to comment on tenders for study on distinguishing between exclusionary conduct, tacit coordination and competition (24.02.10)

Invitation to comment on tenders for bus market analytical work (24.02.10)

Invitation to comment on tenders for bus market survey work (05.03.10)

Approach to gathering information from bus operators (17.03.10)

Appointment of Basemap Ltd to carry out planned analytical exercises (17.03.10)

Invitation to comment on objectives for qualitative survey (21.04.10)

Appointment of Corelim Consultants to carry out a study on distinguishing between exclusionary conduct, tacit coordination and competition(10.05.10)

Invitation to comment on quantitative survey (14.05.10)

Notification of the CC’s intention to carry out case studies (20.05.10)

Invitation to comment on methodology for demand estimation analysis
(20.05.10)

Invitation to comment on methodology for the delineation of urban bus networks
(21.05.10)

Further consultation on quantitative survey (27.05.10)

Group intends to consult the CC’s Finance and Regulation Group (FRG) (18.06.10)

Inclusion of Intangible Assets and Goodwill in calculation of ROCE (05.07.10)

Update to Disclosures of Interest (09.07.10)

Updated Issues Statement (10.09.10)

Glossary for Updated Issues Statement (10.09.10)

Update to the Quantitative Survey (10.09.10)

Working papers (28.09.10, 01.10.10, 06.10.10, 07.10.10, 11.11.10, 03.12.10, 09.12.10, 22.12.10, 04.01.11, 14.01.11, 24.01.11, 01.02.11, 02.02.2011, 10.02.2011, 06.10.11 and 12.10.11 )

Notice of publication of review of economic literature relating to the industrial organization of local bus services (29.09.10)

Review of economic literature relating to the industrial organization of local bus services (29.09.10)

Notice of publication of demand estimation analysis (13.12.10)

Summary of demand estimation analysis (23.12.10)

Demand estimation analysis (13.12.10)

Notice of publication of survey evidence (16.12.10)

Survey evidence (16.12.10)

Notice of consultation (23.12.10)

Notice of publication of case study evidence (07.01.11)

Notice of publication of updated version of survey report and quantitative survey presentation (25.01.11)

Notice of provisional findings 06.05.11)

Notice of possible remedies (06.05.11)

Provisional findings report (10.05.11)

Notice of provisional findings on tacit coordination (04.08.11)

Provisional findings on tacit coordination (04.08.11)

Summaries of response hearings (10.08.11)

Provisional decision on remedies (06.10.11)

Notice of publication of update on the performance-concentration analysis (06.10.11)

Notice of addendum to provisional findings on geographic market segregation and operator conduct (01.11.11)

Addendum to provisional findings on geographic market segregation and operator conduct (01.11.11)

Erratum to Appendix A of the provisional decision on remedies (25.11.11)

 

 

Local Bus Services

Inquiry type: Market

Status: Current

Date: 07.01.10 - 06.01.12

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Core Inquiry Documents

  Administrative Timetable

  Issues Statement

  Terms of reference

  Updated Issues Statement

 Glossary for updated Issues Statement

 Working Papers

navigation arrow  Case studies

navigation arrow  Consultation note on registration of local bus services

arrow navigation  Notice of provisional findings

arrow navigation  Provisional findings report

arrow navigation  Notice of possible remedies

arrow navigation  Notice of provisional findings on tacit coordination

arrow navigation Provisional findings on tacit coordination

arrow navigation Provisional decision on remedies

arrow navigation Erratum to Appendix A of the provisional decision on remedies

arrow navigation Notice of addendum to provisional findings on geographic market segregation and operator conduct

arrow navigation Addendum to provisional findings on geographic market segregation and operator conduct

 

  Invitation to comment on tenders for study on distinguishing between exclusionary conduct, tacit coordination and competition

  Invitation to comment on tenders for bus market analytical work

  Invitation to comment on tenders for bus market survey work

  Approach to gathering information from bus operators

  Appointment of Basemap Ltd to carry out planned analytical exercises

 Invitation to comment on objectives for qualitative survey

 Appointment of Corelim Consultants to carry out a study on distinguishing between exclusionary conduct, tacit coordination and competition

 Invitation to comment on quantitative survey

  Notification of the CC’s intention to carry out case studies

 Invitation to comment on methodology for demand estimation analysis

 Invitation to comment on methodology for the delineation of urban bus networks

 Further consultation on quantitative survey

  Group intends to consult the CC’s Finance and Regulation Group (FRG)

  Inclusion of Intangible Assets and Goodwill in calculation of ROCE

  Update to Disclosures of Interest

  Update to the Quantitative Survey

  Notice of publication of review of economic literature relating to the industrial organization of local bus services

  Review of economic literature relating to the industrial organization of local bus services

  Notice of publication of demand estimation analysis

  Summary of demand estimation analysis

  Demand estimation analysis

arrow navigation  Notice of publication of survey evidence

arrow navigation  Notice of publication of updated survey evidence

arrow navigation  Notice of publication of case study evidence

arrow navigation  Notice of publication of update on the performance-concentration analysis

arrow navigation  Notice of publication of Route and Urban Area analysis

 

 

 
Announcements

CC has change for the buses 06.10.11

  CC looks for more competition on the buses 06.05.11

  Notice of consultation 23/12/2010

Updated Issues Statement and Change of Chairman - 10.09.10

Issues Statement and Timetable - 04.02.10

Appointment of Chairman - 26.01.10

OFT refers Local Bus Services market to Competition Commission: CC invites evidence - 07.01.10

Bus Market Inquiry: Limitations in competition between bus operators in the north- east- 01.11.11

 

 

 
Evidence

Initial submissions from main parties

Initial submissions from third parties

navigation arrow Summaries of hearings with main parties

Summaries of hearings with third parties

Responses to the Updated Issues Statement

arrow navigation Survey Evidence

arrow navigation Responses to Provisional Findings and Notice of Possible Remedies

arrow navigation Summaries of response hearings

arrow navigation Responses to the Provisional Findings on Tacit Co-ordination

arrow navigation Responses to the Provisional Decision on Remedies

arrow navigation Responses to the addendum to provisional findings on geographic market segregation and operator conduct

 
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