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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 2 November 2009 Eighth Special Report The enforcement activities of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA): Government response to the Committee's Seventh Report of Session 2008–09
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HC 1057
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 27 October 2009 Sixth Special Report Taxes and charges on road users: Government response to the Committee's Sixth Report of Session 2008–09
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HC 995
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 26 October 2009 Fifth Special Report The use of airspace: Government response to the Committee's Fifth Report of Session 2008–09
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HC 996
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 16 October 2009 Seventh Special Report Rail fares and franchises: Government response to the Committee's Eighth Report of Session 2008–09
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HC 1004
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 24 August 2009 Seventh Report The enforcement activities of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA)
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HC 39
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 27 July 2009 Eighth Report Rail fares and franchises
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HC 233
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 24 July 2009 Sixth Report Taxes and charges on road users
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HC 103
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 22 July 2009 Fourth Special Report The effects of adverse weather conditions on transport: Government response to the Committee's Fourth Report of Session 2008-09
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HC 957
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 10 July 2009 Fifth Report The use of airspace
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HC 163
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 29 May 2009 Fourth Report The effects of adverse weather conditions on transport
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HC 328
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons28 May 2009 Third Special Report School Travel: Government Response to the Committee's Second Report of Session 2008-09
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HC 561
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons7 May 2009 Third Report Appointment of the Chair of the Office of Rail Regulation
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HC 433
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons27 April 2009 Second Special Report Ending the Scandal of Complacency: Road Safety beyond 2010: Further Government Response to the Committee's Eleventh Report of Session 2007-08
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HC 422
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons22 March 2009 Second Report School Travel
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HC 351
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons2 February 2009 First Report Work of the Committee in 2007-08
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HC 211
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 19 January 2009 First Special Report Ending the Scandal of Complacency: Road Safety beyond 2010: Government Response to the Committee's Eleventh Report of Session 2007-08
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HC 136
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Oral and Written Evidence
Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 4 November 2009   Transport questions with the Secretary of State

Oral Evidence and Written Evidence: uploaded on 21 December 2009

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HC 1087
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 4 November 2009   Update on road safety - UK Statistics Authority

Oral Evidence given by Richard Alldritt, Head of Assessment and Board member of the UK Statistics Authority
: uploaded on 21 December 2009

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HC 1086
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Green C indicates Committees in the House of Commons 29 October 2008   The Department for Transport’s Annual Report 2008
Oral Evidence given by Rt Hon Geoffrey Hoon MP, Secretary of State Robert Devereux, Permanent Secretary, DfT: uploaded on 11 November 2009
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HC 1112
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Uncorrected Oral Evidence  
11 November 2009 Priorities for investment in the railways

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by: 3.45 pm Eurostar Richard Brown, Chief Executive Deutsche Bahn Dr. Andreas Hamprecht, Head of International Business France, Benelux, UK Greengauge 21 Jim Steer, Director 4.20 pm Association of Train Operating Companies Michael Roberts, Chief Executive Richard Davies, Head of Strategic Policy Virgin Group Tony Collins, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Trains National Express Andrew Chivers, Managing Director, National Express East Anglia 5.15 pm Network Rail Iain Coucher, Chief Executive Paul Plummer, Director of Planning and Regulation Ed Wilson, Head of Public Affairs: uploaded on 19 November 2009

HC 1056-ii
 
4 November 2009 Transport Questions with the Secretary of State

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by: Department for Transport Rt Hon Lord Adonis, Secretary of State: uploaded on 11 November 2009

HC 1087-i
 
4 November 2009 Update on road safety – road casualty statistics

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by: UK Statistics Authority Richard Alldritt, Head of Assessment and Board member of the UK Statistics Authority: uploaded on 11 November 2009

HC 1086-i
 
28 October 2009 Priorities for investment in the railways

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm   English Regional Development Agencies Roger Allonby, Director for Infrastructure at Advantage West Midlands
The Northern Way Professor David Begg, Chair of the Northern Way Transport Compact
pteg (Passenger Transport Executives Group) Neil Scales, Chair of pteg and Director General of Merseytravel
Transport for London Richard Meeks, Network Development Manager, London Rail
3.45 pm   Passenger Focus Anthony Smith, Chief Executive. Guy Dangerfield, Passenger Link Manage
ASLEF Simon Weller, National Organiser, Hugh Bradley, Executive Committee Member for District 2
4.15 pm    Office of Rail Regulation Bill Emery, Chief Executive, John Thomas, Director, Railway Markets and Economics, Michael Lee, Director, Railway Planning and Performance

HC 1056-i
 
14 October 2009 The new European motorcycle test

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI)Mrs Karen Cooke , Director of Safety Mr Craig Carey-Clinch, Public Affairs Advisor Motorcycle Industry Trainers Association (MCITA) Mr Steven Manning, Vice ChairmanMotorcycle Action Group (MAG)Mr Nich Brown General Secretary British Motorcylists FederationChris Hodder, Government Relations Executive
3.30 pm PACTSRobert Gifford, Executive DirectorRoad Safety GBGareth Tuffery, Motorcycle Advisor
4.00 pmDepartment for TransportPaul Clark MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for TransportDriving Standards AgencyRosemary Thew, Chief Executive Lesley Young, Deputy Chief Driving Examiner : uploaded on 19 October 2009

HC 978
 
20 July 2009 The major road network
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
3.20 pm CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural England) Ralph Smyth
NECTAR (NortheastCombined Transport Activists’ Roundtable) Cynthia Games
3.50 pm Department for Transport Chris Mole, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Martin Jones, Head of Strategic Roads Division : uploaded on 27 July 2009
HC 533-iv
 
8 July 2009 The major road network
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by: Kapsch TrafficCom AG: Sharon Kindleysides, Managing Director; The Institution of Engineering and Technology: Professor Margaret Bell, Science City Professor of Transport and the Environment; Local Authorities' Technical Advisors Group: John Elliott, Secretary for Transport Committee
HC 533-iii
 
24 June 2009 The major road network
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by RAC Foundation: Stephen Glaister, Director; The Automobile Association: Edmund King, AA President; Road Users Alliance: Tim Green, Director
Road Haulage Association Ltd: Jack Semple, Director of Policy; British Chambers of Commerce: Gareth Elliott, BCC Senior Policy Adviser; Advantage West Midlands representing ERDA Mick Laverty, Chief Executive
HC 533-ii
 
17 June 2009 Rail fares and franchises
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by: Department for Transport: Rt Hon Lord Adonis, Secretary of State, and officials
HC 233-iii
 
20 May 2009 The major road network

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Highways and Transportation, Mr Alan Stilwell, University College London, Dr David Metz, Highways Agency, Graham Dalton, Chief Executive, Ginny Clarke, Network Services Director,
3.30 pm, Local Government Association, Cllr David Sparks, Mersey Gateway, Steve Nicholson, Project Director, Mersey Gateway, County Surveyors' Society, Brian Smith, Executive Director, Environment Services

HC 533-i
 
29 April 2009 Pre-appointment hearing for the Chairmanship of the Office of Rail Regulations (ORR)

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm Anna Walker, Government’s preferred candidate for the Chair of the Office of Rail Regulation uploaded on 6 May 2009

HC 433-i
 
22 April 2009 The use of airspace

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm Department for Transport Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Mr Jonathan Moor, Director of Airports Strategy Mr John Parkinson, Head of Airports Policy Division Civil Aviation Authority Sir Roy McNulty, Chairman Mr Mark Swan, Director Airspace Policy: uploaded on 27 April 2009

HC 163-vi
 
18 March 2009 The use of airspace

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy and Transport Mr Daniel Calleja-Crespo, Director of Air Transport Mr Sven Halle, ATM-Expert Eurocontrol Mr Alex Hendriks, CND Deputy Director for Network Development Mr Bernard Miaillier, CND Deputy Director for SESAR 3.30 pm NATS (National Air Traffic Services ltd) Mr Ian Hall, Director of Operations Mr Alex Bristol, General Manager Operational Strategy & Investment Mr Lee Boulton, Manager Airspace Delivery: uploaded on 20 April 2009.

HC 163-iv
 
2 April 2009 The effects of adverse weather conditions on travel

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
11.15 am London Assembly Transport Committee, Valerie Shawcross, Chair; East London Bus Company, Mr Nigel Barrett, Chief Executive Officer
12 Noon Mayor of London, Boris Johnson; Transport for London, Mr Peter Hendy, Transport Commissioner

HC 328-ii
 
1 April 2009 The use of airspace

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm Airport Operators Association Mr Tom Needham, Head of Operations Policy BAA Airports Limited Mr Tim Hardy, Airside Director Birmingham International Airport Ltd Mr Paul Kehoe, Chief Executive Officer London City Airport Mr Richard Gooding, Chief Executive Manchester Airports Group Mr Simon Butterworth, Head of Airfields Strategy and Compliance
3.45 pm General Aviation Alliance Mr Paul Draper, Secretary British Business and General Aviation Association Mr Guy Lachlan, Chief Executive Light Aircraft Association Mr John Brady, Vice-Chairman

HC 163-v
 
11 March 2009 The effects of adverse weather conditions on transport in the United Kingdom

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm: TAG Transportation Committee: Martin Low, Director of Transportation; Local Government Association: Councillor David Sparks, Chair, Transport and Regeneration Board; County Surveyors Association (CSS): Matthew Lugg, Director of Highways Transportation and Waste Management
3.45 pm: Department for Transport: Paul Clark MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State; Gary Backler, Director Rail Services Delivery; Highways Agency: Derek Turner, Network Operations Director

uploaded on 16 March 2009

HC 328-i
 
4 March 2009 The use of airspace

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 pm British Airways, Captain Dean Plumb, Manager Technical Developments, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Geoff Clark, Head of Flight Operations Regulatory Affairs, International Air Transport Association, Gerry O’Connell, Assistant Director, Safety Operations and Infrastructure, Europe
3.30 pm  Ministry of Defence, Air Vice-Marshal Tim Anderson, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff, Air Commodore Mark Wordley, Director Defence Airspace and Air Traffic Management

HC 163-iii
 
25 February 2009 The use of airspace

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
3.45. Aviation Environment Federation: Tim Johnson, Director. Laura Simpson, Policy Co-ordinator
Campaign to Protect Rural England: Lawrence Wragg, Chairman of Aviation Advisory Group. Michael Nidd, Technical Advisor to Aviation Advisory Group
2M Group: Colin Stanbury, Aviation Adviser. Councillor Serge Lourie, Leader, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
4.30 Airbus: Christian Dumas, Head of Environmental AffairsThe Boeing Company Kevin Brown, Vice-President & General Manager of Air Traffic Management.
Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC)Bruno Esposito, Director of Civil Aviation Transport.
Uploaded on 2 February 2009.

HC 163-ii
 
25 February 2009 Rail fares and franchises

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by: Lord Adonis, a Member of the House of Lords, Minister of State for Transport, Mr Bob Linnard, Director Rail Strategy and Stakeholder Relations, and Mr Michael Dollin, Manager Fares Ticketing and Passenger Benefits Team: uploaded on 2 March 2009.

HC 233-ii
 
11 February 2009 Taxes and charges on road users

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 The Royal Dutch Touring Club (ANWB); Ferry Smith, Public Affairs Manager
Federation of German Industries; Thomas Fabian, Senior Manager, Transport Policy
3.30 Department for Transport Paul Clark MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
HM Treasury
Angela Eagle MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury; uploaded on 23 February 2009.

HC 103-iv
 
4 February 2009 Rail fares and franchises

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 First Group Paul Furze-Waddock, Commercial Director, UK Rail
National Express Group David Franks, Managing Director, Rail
Virgin Trains Graham Leech, Commercial Director
Southeastern Charles Horton, Managing Director
First Hull Trains Jim Morgan, Passenger Development Director for First Group
Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) David Mapp, Commercial Director
3.30 Passenger Focus Colin Foxall, Chairman Mike Hewitson, Head of Policy
London TravelWatch Sharon Grant, Chair Tim Bellenger, Director, Research & Development
thetrainline Richard Rowson, Business Development Director
4.15 The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) John Leach, President
Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA) Gerry Doherty, General Secretary : uploaded on 10 February 2009.

HC 233-i
 
28 January 2009 Taxes and charges on road users

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 Transport for London
Michele Dix, Managing Director Planning
Greater London Authority
Kulveer Ranger, Director for Transport Policy, Mayoral Team
The SPARKS Programme
Nick Lester, Chair of the SPARKS Network & Corporate Director of Services at London Councils
3.30 Local Government Association
Councillor Shona Johnstone, Regeneration Transport Board Nottingham City Council
Jason Gooding, Project ManagerBolton Metropolitan Borough Council
Councillor John Walsh OBE, Leader of the Conservative Group
4.15 Highways Agency
Graham Dalton, Chief Executive
Ginny Clarke, Director of Network Services & Chief Highway Engineer : uploaded on 4 February 2009.

HC 103-iii
 
20 January 2009 The use of airspace

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 Civil Aviation Authority
Sir Roy McNulty, ChairmanJohn Arscott, Director Airspace Policy3.30 Omega Academic PartnershipMr Roger Gardner, Chief ExecutiveProfessor Ian Poll, Cranfield University
Dr Rod Self, Southampton University
Dr Tom Reynolds, Cambridge University 4.15 Guild of Air Traffic Control Officers (GATCO)
Rob Marshall, President and Chief Executive OfficerMark Green, Vice President, PolicyAir Safety Group (ASG) &
Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS)
Andrew du Boulay, ATM Portfolio Holder for the ASG Rob Gifford, Executive Director for PACTS
: uploaded on 22 January 2009.

HC 163-i
 
14 January 2009 Taxes and charges on road users
Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by:
2.45 North East Chamber of Commerce
Andrew Sugden, Director of Membership and PolicyLondon First
John Dickie, Director of Strategy and Policy
3.15 Freight Transport Association
Simon Chapman, Chief Economist
Brewery Logistics GroupMike Bracey, Chairman
Central London Freight Quality Partnership
Donald Chalker, Manager
4.00 British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association
John Lewis, Chief Executive
Retail Motor Industry Federation
Robin Hulf, Parliamentary Adviser
UK Petroleum Industry Association Ltd
Chris Hunt, Director General(witnesses): uploaded on 22 January 2009.

HC 103-ii
 
17 December 2008 Taxes and charges on road users

Uncorrected transcript of Oral Evidence given by: 2.45 The Automobile Association Edmund King, President
RAC Rescue Services David Bizley, Technical Director – did not attend due to illness
Association of British Drivers Malcolm Heymer, Traffic Management Adviser
National Alliance Against Tolls John McGoldrick, Coordinator
Drivers’ Alliance Ltd Peter Roberts, Director
3.45 Campaign for Better Transport Stephen Joseph OBE, Executive Director
Campaign to Protect Rural England Ralph Smyth, Senior Transport Campaigner
Natural England Andrew Wood, Executive Director, Evidence and Policy
The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) John Leach, President
Unite the Union Graham Stevenson, National Organiser, Transport Sector : uploaded on 5 January 2009.

HC 103-i
 



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