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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

Committee news

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Minister questioned on the work of the DVLA
Transport Committee seeks to understand the difficulties facing the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
15 July 2021
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MPs travel to Birmingham for HS2 accountability sessions
MPs from the Transport Committee and the Public Accounts Committee hold evidence session in Birmingham
9 July 2021
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Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency concerns prompt Transport Committee evidence session 
Transport Committee seeks to understand the difficulties facing the DVLA
7 July 2021
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Grant Shapps questioned on Major transport infrastructure projects
Transport Committee hears from the Hon Grant Shapps MP, Secretary of State, Department for Transport
2 July 2021
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Minister questioned on roll-out and safety of smart motorways
Transport Committee examines the evidence base for the safety of smart motorways
28 June 2021
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Transport Committee Chair comments on news of expanded Green list of countries deemed safe for travel
Chair of the Transport Committee Huw Merriman says changes are a move in the right direction
25 June 2021
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Transport Minister questioned on Government’s progress on phasing out the sale of new petrol and diesel cars
Transport Committee questions Rachel Maclean MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at Department for Transport
18 June 2021
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Engineers and transport planners questioned on smart motorways
The Transport Committee scrutinise the strategic and economic case for smart motorways
14 June 2021
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Transport Committee holds evidence session on International aviation law: Flight 4978
Transport Committee considers Implications for international aviation law, regulation and operations
9 June 2021
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Zero emission vehicles and road pricing explored
Transport Committee hears from charge point operators, the National Grid, and regional and local transport representatives
4 June 2021
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Committee asks drivers: what influences your decision to buy an electric vehicle?
Transport Committee launches a short survey to find out what’s important to drivers considering the purchase of a battery electric vehicle.
24 May 2021
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Committee to take evidence on the Williams-Shapps plan for rail
On Wednesday May 26, the Transport Committee will hear directly from Keith Williams, architect of the Rail Review, and the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP
24 May 2021
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Committee to hold evidence session into the roll-out and safety of smart motorways
Committee to hold first evidence session into their inquiry on the rollout and safety of smart motorways
18 May 2021
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Committee to publish two Government responses
The Transport Committee will publish two Government Responses at 11.00 on May 13, 2021
12 May 2021
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Major transport infrastructure projects: appraisal and delivery
The Transport Committee will hold its second evidence session as part of its inquiry on major transport infrastructure projects.
7 May 2021
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Zero emission vehicles and road pricing examined
Transport Committee holds introductory session for its inquiry into zero emission vehicles and road pricing
26 April 2021
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Global Travel Taskforce: International travel has its wings clipped by cautious Government report
Transport Committee publishes report: Safe return of international travel?
22 April 2021
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Chair responds to written ministerial statement on Smart Motorways
Chair of the Transport Committee reacts to Government announcement that Smart Motorway construction will continue
21 April 2021
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Transport Minister to be questioned on the provision of bus services outside London
Transport Committee questions Baroness Vere, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport on the National Bus Strategy for England
15 April 2021
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Committee holds evidence session on the Global Travel Taskforce Report
Committee holds evidence session into the Global Travel Taskforce Report
8 April 2021
Total results 338 (page 1 of 17)