Formal Minutes


Wednesday 12 October 2005

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr David Clelland, Mr Jeffery M. Donaldson, Clive Efford, Mr Robert Goodwill, Mr Lee Scott, Mr David Wilshire

Draft Special Report [Government Response to Tenth Report of the Committee, Session 2004-05: Integrated Transport: the Future of Light Rail and Modern Trams in the United Kingdom], 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 Tenth Report from the Committee, Session 2004-05, be appended to the Report.-( The Chairman.)

The Committee's programme of work (choice of inquiries).

The Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That permission to allow publication of submissions to the Committee prior to publication of a report be refused. 

Ordered, That Mr Vassilios M. Vavakos, Mr William James Tyson and Mr Drummond Robson be appointed as Specialist Advisers, to assist the Committee in its inquiry into Going for Gold: Delivering Excellent Transport for London's 2012 Olympic Games.-( The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into The Departmental Annual Report 2005; Transport Security; and The Work of the Civil Aviation Authority.

The Committee agreed the to the publication of press notices for the above inquiries.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 19 October at half past Two o'clock.