Formal Minutes


Wednesday 1 February 2006

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair, Mr Jeffrey M Donaldson, Clive Efford, Mrs Louise Ellman, Mr Robert Goodwill, Mr John Leech, Mr Lee Scott, Mr Graham Stringer, Mr David Wilshire

Ordered, That Mr Robert Gifford be appointed as Specialist Adviser, to assist the Committee in its inquiry into Traffic Policing and Technology: getting the balance right.- (The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the Committee agree to the wording and publication of a press release in connection with its inquiry into Financial Protection for Air Travellers: Second Report Abandoning Effective Protection.- (The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the Committee do hold a press conference at Stratford International station in connection with the report of its inquiry into Going for Gold: Delivering Excellent Transport for London’s 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.- (The Chairman.)

The Work of the Civil Aviation Authority:

Mr Paul Hamblin, Head of Policy, Transport and Natural Resources, Campaign to Protect Rural England, Mr Lonek Wojtulewicz, Head of Planning, Planning Group, Environment and Heritage Community Services Department, Leicestershire County Council, and Councillor Ruth Cadbury, Lead Executive Member for Aviation Issues, London Borough of Hounslow, gave oral evidence.

Ms Karen Buck MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, and Mr David McMillan, Director, Aviation Policy, Department for Transport, gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 8 February at half-past Two o’clock.