Transport Committee

PRESS NOTICE

THE NEW NATIONAL BOATMASTERS’ LICENCE

Evidence Sessions

The Committee announced its intention to inquire into this subject on 2 November 2006 (Press Notice No. 10 of 2006-07).  It is available via the Committee’s homepage using the URL above.

The following two evidence sessions have now been arranged.

Wednesday 21 February 2007, Committee Room 8, House of Commons

2.45 pm  The Company of Watermen and Lightermen of the River Thames

  The Watermen and Lightermen’s Practitioners’ Committee

  The Transport on Water Association

at about 3.45 pm The Inland Waterways Association

at about 4.15 pm The Commercial Boat Operators Association

 The Association of Inland Shipping Operators

Wednesday 7 March

2.45 pm The Marchioness Action Group

at about 3.15 pm National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers

 The Transport and General Workers Union

 The UK Maritime Pilots’ Association

at about 4 pm The Port of London Authority

At about 4.45 pm Dr Stephen Ladyman MP, Minister for Transport, Department for Transport

The evidence sessions will take place in public. Because committee rooms sometimes change at short notice, those wishing to attend are advised to check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033.

Press Notice 19/2006-07                        20 February 2007