Oral evidence

17 December 2012

Witnesses: Richard Crease, Chair of the National Industrial Sector Committee for Docks, Rail, Ferries and Waterways, Unite the Union, Andrew Linington, Director of campaigns & communications, Nautilus International, Capt. D. P. Cockrill, Chairman, UK Maritime Pilots Association, and Nick Cutmore, Secretary General, International Maritime Pilots Association; and David Phillips, Chief Harbour Master for the Port of London Authority, UK Major Ports Group, Stephen Bracewell, CEO of Harwich Haven Authority, British Ports Association, Gavin Simmonds, Head, Security and Commercial, Chamber of Shipping, and David Snelson, Maritime expert; and Stephen Hammond MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, and Thomas Barry, Head of Maritime Safety and Environment, Department for Transport