Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 7 February 2007

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr Clive Efford

Mr Lee Scott

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr Eric Martlew

 

Transport for London’s 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: the Draft Transport Plan: Report agreed

Draft Report (Transport for London’s 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games: the Draft Transport Plan)

(The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Third  Report from the Committee, HC 199 (2006-07)  p. 8).

Department for Transport Annual Report 2006: Report agreed

Draft Report (Department for Transport Annual Report 2006)

( The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Fourth  Report from the Committee, HC 95 (2006-07)  p. 41).

Publication of Third Special Report

Draft Special Report [Government Response to the Eleventh Report of the Committee, Session 2005-06: Bus Services across the UK], proposed by the Chairman, 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 the Chairman do make the Special Report to the House.

Ordered, That the Government’s response to the Committee’s Eleventh Report of Session 2005-06 be appended to the Report.- (The Chairman.)

New Inquiries

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into Passengers’ experiences of air travel, Freight Transport, Ticketing on public transport, and The Transport Innovation Fund.

The Government’s Motorcycling Strategy

Deputy Chief Constable David Griffin, Humberside Police, and Police Constable Phil Edwards, National BikeSafe Co-ordinator, Association of Chief Police Officers, gave oral evidence.

Mr Kevin Clinton, Head of Road Safety, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, Mr Don Matthew, Policy Adviser, Sustrans, and Professor Stephen Plowden, gave oral evidence.

Dr Stephen Ladyman MP, Minister of State for Transport, and Mr Andrew Colski, Head of Vulnerable Road Users Branch, Department for Transport, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 21 February at half past Two o’clock.

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