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PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 16 July 2008

Members present:

Mrs Louise Ellman, in the Chair

Mr David Clelland

Clive Efford

Mr Philip Hollobone Mr John Leech

Mr Eric Martlew

Mr Graham Stringer

1. The Draft Marine Navigation Bill

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 Ninth Report of the Committee, HC 709.)

2. Delivering a Sustainable Railway: A 30 year Strategy for the Railways

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 Tenth Report of the Committee, HC 219.)

3. Future Programme - new inquiry

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into The Use of Airspace.

4. Road Safety

The Committee considered this matter.

Jim Fitzpatrick MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport), and Mike Fawcett (Head of Road User Safety Division), Department for Transport, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 15 October.