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Transport Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Transport Committee is nominated by the House of Commons to scrutinise the Department for Transport. Its formal remit is to hold Ministers and Departments to account, and to investigate matters of public concern where there is a need for accountability to the public through Parliament. It is chaired by Huw Merriman MP. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsTrans

These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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Latest publications

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Correspondence from Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Secretary of State for Transport, relating to the latest international travel update, dated 17 December 2021
Correspondence from Maggie Throup MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Vaccines and Public Health, relating to removal of latest travel restrictions, dated 5 January 2022
Rollout and safety of smart motorways: Government Response to the Committee's Third Report
Inquiry The roll-out and safety of smart motorways
Committees Transport Committee
HC 1020
Special Report

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Please note: The Transport Committee examines policy issues relating to the Department for Transport and its associated bodies. It is unable to investigate, or adjudicate on, individual cases.

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  • Phone: General enquiries: 020 7219 2226/ Text relay: 18001 020 2226/ Media enquiries: 020 7219 8211
  • Address: Transport Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA/ Twitter: @CommonsTrans