The Members of the Sub-Committee which conducted
this Inquiry were:
Lord Jenkin of Roding
Lord Lewis of Newnham (co-opted on 20 April 2000)
Lord McColl of Dulwich
Baroness Platt of Writtle
Lord Wade of Chorlton
Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe
Baroness Wilcox (Chairman)
Declaration of interest
Lord Jenkin of Roding declared an interest as an
unpaid consultant to the Thames Estuary Airport Company Limited.
The Sub-Committee appointed as its Specialist Adviser
Dr D Michael Davies, OBE.
Dr Davies has long experience of occupational and
environmental medicine. He began his career as a serving officer
in Royal Navy submarines, amongst other things investigating and
advising on atmosphere and environmental control. After that,
he worked in occupational and environmental health with British
Petroleum International, becoming Group Head of both the Medical
Services and Environmental Services Departments. He then moved
to British Airways as Director of Health Services with responsibility
for all activities associated with the health care of crews and
passengers. Since retiring from that position in 1996, he has
been an independent international consultant on medico-legal matters.
In addition to his medical qualifications, Dr Davies has two research
doctorates in closed environment medical matters. He has published
widely on health issues in the transport and oil industries, and
on atmosphere and environmental control.