Transport Committee Formal Minutes 07-08


Wednesday 14 November 2007

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr David Clelland

Mr Eric Martlew

Mr Clive Efford

Mr Lee Scott

Mrs Louise Ellman

David Simpson

Mr Philip Hollobone

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr John Leech 


1.    Ticketing on Public Transport

The Committee considered this matter.

2.    Future programme - Road Safety

The Committee agreed to conduct an inquiry into Road Safety.

3.    Ticketing on Public Transport

Chris Austin (Director, Public Policy) and David Mapp (Commercial Director),

Association of Train Operating Companies; and Richard Malins (Managing Director),

Transport Investigations Ltd., gave oral evidence.

Elaine Holt (Managing Director, First Capital Connect) and Martin Dean (Business Development Director, First Group), First Group plc; and Les Warneford (Managing Director, Stagecoach UK Bus) and Ian Dobbs (Chief Executive, Stagecoach Group Rail Division), Stagecoach Group plc gave oral evidence.

Keith Halstead (Chief Executive) and Ewan Jones (Director of Operations & Deputy Chief Executive), Community Transport Association UK gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till 2.30pm on Wednesday 21 November.