Transport Committee


Wednesday 21 March 2007

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr Clive Efford

Mr Eric Martlew

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr John Leech


The Government’s Motorcycling Strategy

Draft Report (The Government’s Motorcycling Strategy)

(The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Fifth Report from the Committee, HC 264 (2006-07)  p. 30).

Novice Drivers

Dr Stephen Ladyman MP, Minister of State for Transport, Ms Rosemary Thew, Chief Executive, Driving Standards Agency, and Mr Andrew Burr, Head of Branch, Road Safety Division, Department for Transport, gave oral evidence.

Mr Neil Cunliffe, Road Safety Group Manager, Lancashire County Council, Mr Brian Pierce, Driver Education Services Manager, Warwickshire County Council, Mr Jonathan Smith, Chair, and Superintendent Ted Thwaites, Cumbria Police, Cumbria Road Safety Partnership, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 28 March at half past Two o’clock.