Formal Minutes


Wednesday 30 November 2005

Members present:

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

Train Fares and Ticketing:

Mr David Mapp, Commercial Director, and Mr Paul Smith, Director London, Association of Train Operating Companies, Mr Tony Collins, Chief Executive, and Mr Graham Leech, Executive Director Commercial, Virgin Trains, Mr Christopher Garnett, Chief Executive, GNER, gave oral evidence.

Mr Derek Twigg MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, and Mr Mark Smith, Manager, Fares and Ticketing and Passenger Benefits Team, Department for Transport, gave oral evidence.

Sir Rod Eddington, Government Specialist Adviser:

Sir Rod Eddington gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 7 December at half-past Two o'clock.