Formal Minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE

Wednesday 26 October 2005

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair, Mr David Clelland, Mrs Louise Ellman, Mr Robert Goodwill, Mr John Leech, Mr Lee Scott, Mr Graham Stringer

Draft Special Report [Government Response to Second Report of the Committee, Session 2004-05: Tonnage Tax], proposed by the Chairman, brought up, read the first and second time, and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Sixth 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 Second Report from the Committee, Session 2004-05, be appended to the Report.- (The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the Committee do visit the Stratford Olympic sites in connection with its inquiry into Going for Gold: Delivering Excellent Transport for London’s 2012 Olympic Games. -( The Chairman.)

Going for Gold: Delivering Excellent Transport for London’s 2012 Olympic Games:

Mr Jim Sloman, former Chief Operating Officer, Sydney Olympic Games, gave oral evidence.

Mr Tim O’Toole, Managing Director, London Underground, and Mr Hugh Sumner, Director of Olympic Transport, Transport for London, gave oral evidence.

Mr Keith Mills, Deputy Chairman, and Mr Wilben Short, Senior Transport Adviser, London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games, gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 2 November at half-past Two o’clock.

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