The Committee will begin taking oral evidence on its European Union Competence and Transport inquiry on
Wednesday 5 May at 2.45 pm. The session will hear from representatives of airport owners and operators, airlines and the UK's aviation regulator about their views of the respective responsibilities of Members State and the European Union in the transport field.
The witnesses will be as follows:
Manchester Airport Group plc
Airport Operators Association
at 3.20 pm
Virgin Atlantic Airways
at 4.10 pm
Civil Aviation Authority
Further sessions will be announced.
The evidence session will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee. Because the meetings may be moved from the Palace of Westminster to Portcullis House, those wishing to attend the meetings should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearings.
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Press Notice 20/2003-04 28 April 2004
Eve Samson, Clerk of the Committee