Transport written question – answered on 20th May 2008.

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Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the membership of the External Advisory Group looking at airport-related issues is; on what dates it has met since September 2004; and which of those meetings have been attended by Ministers.

Photo of Jim Fitzpatrick Jim Fitzpatrick Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The membership of the Department for Transport's External Advisory Group looking at airport-related issues is:

Air Transport Users Council

Airport Operators Association

Aviation Environment Federation


Board of airline representatives in the UK

British Air Transport Association

British Airways

Confederation of British Industry


Friends of the Earth

Manchester Airports Group

Scottish Executive

Strategic Aviation Special Interest Group

Sustainable Development Commission

TUI Travel

Virgin Atlantic

Since September 2004, it has met on the following dates:

2004 16 September
2005 4 February
16 June
28 October
2006 28 February
6 July
18 September
1 November
2007 16 July
15 October
2008 29 February

None of the meetings was attended by a Minister.

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