Transport Committee: press notice

Session 2008-09, 26 March 2009

Evidence Session

Evidence Session

The effects of adverse weather conditions on transport

On Thursday 2 April at 11.15 am in The Grimond Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, the Committee will hold its second evidence session on The effects of adverse weather conditions on transport. The session will be televised and the following will give evidence:

11.15 am

GLA Transport Committee

  • Valerie Shawcross, Chairman

East London Bus Group

  • Nigel Barrett, Chief Executive Officer

12.00 noon

Transport for London

  • Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
  • Peter Hendy, Transport Commissioner

These timings are approximate and the sessions may start slightly earlier or later than advertised.


1. Committee Membership is as follows: Mrs Louise Ellman (Chairman) (Liverpool Riverside), Mr David Clelland (Tyne Bridge), Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering), Mr John Leech (Manchester Withington), Mr Eric Martlew (Carlisle), Mr Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin), Ms Angela C Smith (Sheffield, Hillsborough), Sir Peter Soulsby (Leicester South), Mr Graham Stringer (Manchester Blackley), Mr David Wilshire (Spelthorne), Sammy Wilson (East Antrim).

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