Transport Committee Press Notice


The Committee will not be meeting on Budget Day (Wednesday 12 March).

The Committee's next hearing will take place on Wednesday 19 March from 2.45 pm in the Palace of Westminster when it will hold its fifth evidence session on Delivering a sustainable railway: A 30-year strategy for the railways? The following witnesses will give evidence:

2.45 pm South West Regional Assembly and South West Regional Development Agency

Julian Johnson, Chair of the South West Regional Assembly's Regional Transport Board

West Midland Regional Rail Forum

Chris Haynes, Head of Transportation Strategy, Birmingham City Council

Transport for London

Geoff Hobbs, Head of Strategy, London Rail, Transport for London

The Northern Way

Professor David Begg, Chairman of the Transport Compact, Northern Way

3.30 pm Department for Transport

Tom Harris MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

All timings are approximate and sessions may start slightly earlier or later than advertised. The evidence will be heard in public.