Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 25 January 2006

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair, Mr Jeffrey M Donaldson, Clive Efford, Mrs Louise Ellman, Mr Robert Goodwill, Mr John Leech, Mr Eric Martlew, Mr Graham Stringer

Draft Report (Financial Protection for Air Travellers: Second Report Abandoning Effective Protection)

( The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Secondt Report from the Committee, HC 636 (2005-06)  p. ??).

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into Traffic Policing and Technology: getting the balance right.-(The Chairman.)

The Work of the Civil Aviation Authority:

Mr Keith Mans, Chief Executive, Royal Aeronautical Society, Professor Callum Thomas, Centre for Air Transport and the Environment, Manchester Metropolitan University; Mr David Starkie, Senior Associate, Case Associates, and Dr Graham Braithwaite, Director of Safety and Accident Investigation Centre, Department of Air Transport, Cranfield University, gave oral evidence.

Dr Mark Thatcher, Reader in Public Administration and Policy, London School of Economics, and Mr Rick Haythornwaite, Chairman, Better Regulation Commission, gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 1 February at half-past Two o’clock.