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PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 7 May 2008

Members present:

Mr David Clelland

Clive Efford

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Philip Hollobone

Mr John Leech Mr Eric Martlew

Mr Lee Scott

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr David Wilshire

Resolved, That at this day's sitting, Mr David Clelland take the Chair of the Committee.€”(Mr Lee Scott.)

1. Draft Marine Navigation Bill

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into the draft Marine Navigation Bill.

2. School Travel

The Committee considered this matter.

3. Third Interparliamentary Conference on Road Safety

The Committee considered this matter.

4. Public Petition

The Committee considered the petition to the House from customers and residents of West Moors in the Christchurch Constituency relating to local bus services (Dorset).

5. Heathrow Terminal 5

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee visit Heathrow Terminal 5, in connection with its inquiry into the opening of the Terminal.

Sir Nigel Rudd (Chairman) and Colin Matthews (Chief Executive Officer), BAA, gave oral evidence.

Willie Walsh (Chief Executive), British Airways, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 14 May.

Tuesday 13 May 2008

Mrs Louise Ellman, Mr Eric Martlew, Mr Lee Scott, Mr Graham Stringer and Mr David Wilshire visited Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5 in connection with the Committee's inquiry into the opening of Terminal 5, in accordance with the Committee's decision of 7 May.