Two new Traffic Commissioners appointed

Sarah Bell has been appointed as traffic commissioner for the Western Area with effect from 12 June and Nick Jones has been appointed as traffic commissioner for the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 />West Midlands and Welsh traffic areas with effect from 1 May.

Sarah Bell will replace Philip Brown who transfers to the South Eastern and Metropolitan Area from 1 May, replacing Christopher Heaps who will be retiring on 30 April. Nick Jones replaces David Dixon who retired on 31 March.

Geoffrey Simms retired as traffic commissioner for the Eastern Traffic Area on 31 March. This post is currently vacant and will be readvertised shortly.