Transport Committee Formal Minutes 06-07


Wednesday 16 May 2007

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr Clive Efford

Mr Lee Scott

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr Eric Martlew


1. The new National Boatmasters’ Licence

The Committee considered this matter.

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

(The draft Report was agreed to; the formal minutes relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Sixth Report of the Committee, HC 320.)

2. Draft Local Transport Bill

The Committee considered this matter.

3. Passengers’ Experience of  Air Travel

The Committee considered this matter.

Dr Harry Bush (Group Director, Economic Regulation), Richard Jackson (Group Director, Consumer Protection), and Mike Bell (Group Director, Safety Regulation), Civil Aviation Authority; Gillian Merron MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Sandra Webber (Head of Civil Aviation Division), Department for Transport, and John Parkinson (Head of Aviation Security), Transec, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 23 May.