MPs examine issues relating to procurement of UK rolling stock

07 September 2011

At this one-off oral evidence session ministers and other key stakeholders face searching questions about how and from whom the UK purchases its train sets.


The Wilson Room, Portcullis House (with overflow seating also available in the Boothroyd Room)

 At 9.35 am

  • Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd (Colin Walton, UK Chairman)
  • ESCR Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester (Professor Karel Williams, Director)
  • Professor Christopher Bovis, University of Hull
  • Unite the Union (Diana Holland, Assistant General Secretary)

At 10.10 am

  • Siemens plc (Steve Scrimshaw, Managing Director)
  • European Commission (Jonathan Faull, Director General for Internal Market and Services) 
  • Railway Industry Association (Jeremy Candfield, Director General)

At 10.45 am

  • Rt Hon Mr Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Transport

These timings are approximate and the sessions may start slightly earlier or later than advertised. Witnesses are subject to change, and the room the session takes place in may also change. Please check our website for up to date details of this session.

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