Transport Committee


Wednesday 31 January 2007

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr David Clelland

Mr Eric Martlew

Mr Clive Efford

Mr Lee Scott

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr Philip Hollobone

Mr David Wilshire

Mr John Leech

Publication of Second Special Report

Draft Special Report [Government Response to the Tenth Report of the Committee, Session 2005-06: Roads Policing and Technology; Getting the balance right], proposed by the Chairman, brought up, read the first and second time, and agreed to.

Resolved, That the Report be the Second Special Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the Chairman do make the Special Report to the House.

Ordered, That the Government's response to the Committee's Tenth Report of Session 2005-06 be appended to the Report.€”(The Chairman.)

The New National Boatmasters' Licence - Appointment of Specialist Adviser

Ordered, That Dr Heather Leggate be appointed as Specialist Adviser, to assist the Committee in its inquiry into The New National Boatmasters' Licence.€”(The Chairman.)

Future Committee visits

Resolved, That the Committee do visit Terminal Five at Heathrow Airport, on a date to be decided. €”(The Chairman.)

Resolved, That the Committee do visit the channel Tunnel Rail Link Site at St Pancras International Station, on Tuesday 27 February 2007. €”(The Chairman.)

[Adjourned till Wednesday 7 February at a quarter to Three o'clock.