Transport Committee Formal Minutes 07-08


Wednesday 7 November 2007

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr Clive Efford

Mr John Leech

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Lee Scott

Mr Philip Hollobone

Mr Graham Stringer

1.    Galileo: recent developments

Draft Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

(The draft Report was agreed to; the formal minutes relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the First Report of the Committee, HC 53.)

2.    Transport Security

The Committee considered this matter.

3.    Future Programme

The Committee considered this matter.

4.    The Public Private Partnership (PPP) and London Underground

Mr Graham Pimlott (former Chairman), Metronet, gave oral evidence.

Mr Alan Bloom (PPP Administrator), Ernst and Young (Metronet Administrators);

and Mr Tim O’Toole (Managing Director), London Underground, gave oral evidence.

Rt Hon Ruth Kelly MP (Secretary of State), Lucy Chadwick (Director of Regional and Local Transport Delivery), and Paul Collins (Head of Regional Transport London and South East), Department for Transport gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 14 November.