Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 21 June 2006

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair, Mr David Clelland, Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson, Clive Efford, Mr Robert Goodwill, Mr Eric Martlew, Mr Lee Scott, Mr Graham Stringer

Bus Services across the UK: Mr Brian Smith, Deputy Chief Executive, Cambridgeshire County Council, Mr Dick Helling, Public Transport Officer, Oxfordshire County Council, Mr Bill Wooley, Director of City Strategy, York City Council, Mr Paul Crowther, Public Transport Manager, Brighton & Hove City Council, Mr Tony Cross, Head of Transport Services, Lincolnshire County Council, and Mr John Hodgkins, Chairman, Association of Transport Co-ordinating Officers, gave oral evidence.

Mr Roy Wicks, Director General, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, Mr Geoff Inskip, Acting Director General, Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Authority, Mr Douglas Ferguson, Operations Director, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport, Mr Robert Smith, Services Director, West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive (Centro), Mr Mike Parker, Director General, Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Executive (Nexus), and Mr Mark Dowd, Chairman, Passenger Transport Executive Group, gave oral evidence.

Ms Clare Kavanagh, Director of Performance, Transport for London, Mr Keith Moffatt, Translink, Mr Roger Sealey, Transport Sector Researcher, Transport and General Workers Union, Mr Gerry Docherty, General Secretary, Transport Salaried Staff’s Association, and Mr Joe Lynch, Senior Officer, Bus Users UK, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 28 June at a half past Two o’clock.

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