Wednesday 28 June 2006

Members present:

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

Draft Report ( Piracy)

( The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Eighth Report from the Committee, HC 1026 (2005-06)  p.50).

Bus Services across the UK: Mr Les Warneford, Managing Director, Stagecoach Group, Mr Denis Wormwell, Chief Executive, National Express Group, Ms Nicola Shaw, Managing Director, First Group, Mr Mike Cooper, Managing Director, UK Regions, Arriva, Mr Peter Huntley, Managing Director, Go North East, Go-Ahead Group, and Mr John Waugh, Transport Services Manager, University of Southampton, gave oral evidence.

Mr Philip Brown, Senior Traffic Commissioner, the Traffic Commissioners, gave oral evidence.

Mr Keith Halstead, Chief Executive, and Mr Ewan Jones, Deputy Chief Executive, Community Transport Association, Mr Stephen Joseph, Executive Director, and Ms Meera Rambissoon, Public Transport Campaigner, Transport 2000, and Mr Tom Wylie, Chief Executive, National Youth Agency, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 5 July at a half past Two o’clock.