Transport Committee Formal Minutes


Wednesday 15 February 2006

Members present:

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

Mr Robert Gifford, Specialist Adviser, appointed to assist the Committee with its inquiry into ' Traffic Policing and Technology: getting the balance right' declared the following interest:  I am the Executive Director of PACTS which produced a report ' Policing Road Risk: Enforcement, Technologies and Road Safety'  for which I acted as editor-in-chief and which makes a number of recommendations on issues of police use of technology.

The Work of the Department for Transport's Executive Agencies - Driver and Vehicle Operator Group and the Highways Agency:

Mr Archie Robertson, Chief Executive, and Mr Mel Zuydam, Finance Director, the Highways Agency, gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 8 March at a quarter-past Two o'clock.