MPs examine the environmental impacts and benefits of High Speed 2

06 September 2011

The Transport Committee's fourth oral evidence session into High Speed Rail will include witnesses from environment groups, the aviation industry and representatives from Scotland, Wales and the regions.


Tuesday 6 September, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 10.15 am

  • Campaign to Protect Rural England (Ralph Smyth, Senior Transport Campaigner)
  • Chilterns Conservation Board (Steve Rodrick, Chief Officer)
  • National Trust (Dame Fiona Reynolds, Director General)
  • Professor Roger Vickerman, University of Kent

 At 11.00 am

  • FlyBe Ltd (Niall Duffy, Head of PR and Public Affairs)
  • Heathrow Airport Ltd (Allan Gregory, Surface Access Director)
  • Manchester Airports Group (Jonathan Young, Programme Director, Group Strategy)
  • Heathrow Hub Ltd (Steven Costello, Director)

 At 11.45 am

  • Scottish Chambers of Commerce (Garry Clark, Head of Policy and Public Affairs)
  • The Scottish Government (Keith Brown MSP, Minister for Housing and Transport)
  • West Coast Rail 250 (Tony Page, Campaign Co-ordinator)
  • Cardiff Business Partnership (Mark Barry, Advisor on Transport and the Economy)

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