Formal Minutes


Wednesday 18 January 2006

Members present:

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

Resolved, That the Committee do visit Paddington Station on 24 January 2006 and Tube Lines on 16 February 2006, in connection with its inquiry into Transport Security.-(The Chairman.)

The Work of the Civil Aviation Authority:

Mr Keith Jowett, Chief Executive, Airport Operators Association, Ms Rowena Burns, Director, Group Strategy, Manchester Airports Group, Mr Ian Hall, Director, Operations, National Air Traffic Services Ltd, and Mr Mike Toms, Director, Planning and Regulatory Affairs, BAA plc, gave oral evidence.

Mr Roger Wilshire, Director, Operations, British Air Transport Association, Mr Andrew Cahn, Director, Government and Industry Affairs, British Airways, Mr Michael O'Leary, Chief Executive, Ryanair, Mr Richard Churchill-Coleman, Group Legal Council, TUI UK, and Mr Barry Humphreys, Director, External Affairs and Route Development, Virgin Atlantic, gave oral evidence.

Mr Martin Robinson, Chief Executive, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Mr Mark Wilson, Chief Executive, British Business and General Aviation Association, Mr Paul Draper, Chairman, PPL / IR Europe, GA Alliance, and Mr Mike Steeden, Director, Civil Air Transport, Society of British Aerospace Companies, gave oral evidence.

 [Adjourned till Wednesday 25 January at half-past Two o'clock.