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PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 14 May 2008

Members present:

Clive Efford

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Eric Martlew Mr Lee Scott

David Simpson

Mr Graham Stringer

Resolved, That at this day's sitting, Mr Graham Stringer take the Chair of the Committee.€”(Mr Eric Martlew.)

1. Heathrow Terminal 5

The Committee considered this matter.

2. The future of BAA - Government response

Draft Special Report [Government response to the Fourth Report from the Committee (The future of BAA)], proposed by Mr Graham Stringer, brought up, read the first and second time, and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Third Special Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That Mr Graham Stringer make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That the Government response to the Fourth Report from the Committee be appended to the Report.€”(Mr Graham Stringer.).

3. Future Programme

The Committee considered this matter.

4. Road Safety

The Committee considered this matter.

Professor Phil Goodwin (Professor of Transport Policy, University of the West of England), Professor John Whitelegg (Professor of Sustainable Development, Stockholm Environmental Institute and University of York), and Fred Wegman (Managing Director), (SWOV, Netherlands Institute for Road Safety Research), gave oral evidence.

Andrew Howard (Head of Road Safety) Automobile Association, Nicholas Brown, (General Secretary), Motorcycle Action Group, Malcolm Heymer (Traffic Management Advisor), Association of British Drivers, Jack Semple (Director of Policy), Road Haulage Association, Roger Sealey (Researcher - Transport), Unite the Union (Transport & General), gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 21 May.