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PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 9 July 2008

Members present:

Mrs Louise Ellman, in the Chair

Mr Philip Hollobone

Mr John Leech

Mr Eric Martlew Mr Lee Scott

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr David Wilshire

1. Freight Transport

The Committee considered this matter.

Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

(The formal minutes relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Eighth Report of the Committee, HC 249.)

2. Future Programme - new inquiries

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into VOSA's enforcement activity.

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into Taxes and Charges on Road Users

3. The Opening of Heathrow Terminal 5

The Committee considered this matter.

Steve Turner (National Secretary for Civil Air Transport), Iggy Vaid (Senior Shop Steward), Rizwan Aziz (Branch Chair, BAA Heathrow), Jackie Reed (Trade Union Side Secretary, BAA Heathrow), and Stan Peters (BAA Shop Steward), Unite - the Union, gave oral evidence.

Colin Matthews (Chief Executive), and Terry Morgan (Acting Managing Director, Heathrow Airport), BAA, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 16 July.