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PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 26 March 2008

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr Clive Efford

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Philip Hollobone Mr Eric Martlew

Mr Lee Scott

David Simpson

1. Ticketing on Public Transport

The Committee considered this matter.

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

Resolved, That the title of the report be changed to the following: Ticketing and Concessionary Travel on Public Transport.€”(The Chairman.)

(The formal minutes relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Fifth Report of the Committee, HC 84.)

2. The London Underground and the Public-Private Partnership Agreements - Government response

Draft Special Report [Government response to the Second Report from the Committee (The London Underground and the Public-Private Partnership Agreements)], proposed by the Chairman, brought up, read the first and second time, and agreed to.

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

Ordered, That the Chairman make the Report to the House.

Ordered, That the Government response to the Second Report from the Committee be appended to the Report.€”(The Chairman.)

3. Road Safety

The Committee considered this matter.

Professor Danny Dorling (Professor of Human Geography, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield), Dr Nicola Christie (Head of Surrey Injury Research Group, University of Surrey), and David Lynam OBE (Chief Research Scientist, TRL), gave oral evidence.

Professor Richard Allsop OBE (Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies, University College London), Ms Heather Ward (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University College London), and Mr Nick Starling (Director of General Insurance and Health), Association of British Insurers, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 2 April.