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MPs continue examination of business case for High Speed 2

30 August 2011

The Transport Committee's fourth oral evidence session into High Speed Rail will include witnesses from environment groups, the aviation industry and representatives from Scotland, Wales and the regions.

The final evidence session will comprise witnesses from HS2 Ltd and the Secretary of State for Transport

Tuesday 6 September 2011

Location: Committee Room 15, House of Commons


At 10.15 am

  • Campaign to Protect Rural England (Ralph Smyth, Senior Transport Campaigner)
  • Chilterns Conservation Board (Steve Rodrick, Chief Officer)
  • National Trust (Dame Fiona Reynolds, Director General)
  • Professor Roger Vickerman, University of Kent

 At 11.00 am

  • FlyBe Ltd (Niall Duffy, Head of PR and Public Affairs)
  • Heathrow Airport Ltd (Allan Gregory, Surface Access Director)
  • Manchester Airports Group (Jonathan Young, Programme Director, Group Strategy)
  • Heathrow Hub Ltd (Steven Costello, Director)

 At 11.45 am

  • Scottish Chambers of Commerce (Garry Clark, Head of Policy and Public Affairs)
  • The Scottish Government (Keith Brown MSP, Minister for Housing and Transport)
  • West Coast Rail 250 (Tony Page, Campaign Co-ordinator)
  • Cardiff Business Partnership (Mark Barry, Advisor on Transport and the Economy)

Tuesday 13 September 2011

Location: Grimond Room, Portcullis House


At 2.15 pm

HS2 Ltd

  • Sir Brian Briscoe, Chairman
  • Alison Munro, Chief Executive,
  • Professor Andrew McNaughton, Chief Engineer

At 3.15 pm

  • Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Transport

Timings are approximate. Sessions may start slightly earlier or later than advertised. Witnesses are subject to change, and the room the session takes place in may also change. To check the location please see the parliamentary calendar close to the day of the event.

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