Formal Minutes


Wednesday 7 December 2005

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair, Clive Efford, Mrs Louise Ellman, Mr Eric Martlew, Mr Graham Stringer

Resolved, That the Committee inquire into Piracy on the High Seas and The Work of the Department for Transport's Executive Agencies - DVO Group and the Highways Agency.

Finding a Space for Parking Policy:

Mr Keith Banbury, Chief Executive, Ms Lynn Witham, Council Member, and Mr Peter Guest, Vice President, British Parking Association, Mr Bob Macnaughton, Chief Executive, and Mr Ian Kavanagh, On Street Director, National Car Parks Ltd., gave oral evidence.

Mr Nick Lester, Director, Transport, Environment and Planning, Association of London Government, Councillor Danny Chalkey, Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Transport, Wesminster Council, Andy Vaughan, Head of Street Management and Parking, Manchester City Council, and Councillor Richard Knasel, Economy and Transport, Winchester City Council, gave oral evidence.

Mr Mike Link, Assistant Head, Highways and Transport, West Sussex County Council, Institution of Highways and Transportation, Mr John Elliot, Secretary, TAG Transportation Committee, and Mr Seamus Adams, Assistant Director of Transportation, London Borough of Hackney, Technical Advisers Group, and Mr Tom Franklin, Chief Executive, Living Streets, gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 14 December at half-past Two o'clock.