Transport Committee Formal Minutes 07-08

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 30 January 2008

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr David Clelland

Mr Lee Scott

Mr Clive Efford

David Simpson

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr Philip Hollobone

Mr David Wilshire

Mr Eric Martlew

 

1. Public petitions

The Committee considered this matter.

2. Pre-appointment hearings

The Committee considered this matter.

3. Delivering a Sustainable Railway: A 30-Year Strategy for the Railways?

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Committee do take further evidence from the Office of Rail Regulation.

4. The Department for Transport’s Annual Report 2007

The Committee considered this matter.

Rt Hon Ruth Kelly MP (Secretary of State) and Robert Devereux (Permanent Secretary), Department for Transport, gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 6 February.