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The Coastguard, Emergency Towing Vessels and the Maritime Incident Response Group

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 14 June 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Transport Committee

on Tuesday 26 April 2011

Members present:
Mrs Louise Ellman (Chair) Mr John Leech
Jim DobbinPaul Maynard
Mr Tom HarrisIain Stewart
Julie HillingJulian Sturdy
Kwasi Kwarteng


Witnesses: Steve Quinn, President of Coastguard Section, Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), David MacBeth, Assistant Secretary, Coastguard Section, Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), Steve Todd, National Secretary, RMT, and Allan Graveson, Senior National Secretary, Nautilus International and Prospect, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Stewart Henderson, Offshore Development Manager, Svitzer, David Balston, Director of Safety and Environment, Chamber of Shipping, David Offin, Managing Director, JP Knight Caledonian & Anglian, and Steve Jellis, President, British Tugowners Association, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Steve Demetriou, CFOA MIRG Lead Officer, Chief Fire Officers' Association, Mervyn Kettle, former Project Manager for the National Firefighting at Sea project, and Gary Walsh, Deputy Chief Fire Officer, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, gave evidence.

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