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Department for Transport questioned on vehicle type approval

20 April 2016

The Transport Committee hears from consumer rights experts on the fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal and examines the case for compensating affected vehicle owners. The Committee also questions the Department for Transport and the Vehicle Certification Agency on the evidence it has heard to date on the emissions scandal and the vehicle type approval system.


Monday 25 April 2016, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 4.05pm

  • Richard Lloyd, Executive Director, Which?
  • Christian Twigg-Flesner, Professor of Commercial Law, University of Hull
  • Peter Shears, Professor of Consumer Law and Policy, Plymouth University

At 4.35pm

  • Paul Higgs, Interim Chief Executive, Vehicle Certification Agency
  • Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State, Department for Transport
  • Ian Yarnold, Head of the International Vehicle Standards Division, Department for Transport

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