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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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Transport Committee Chair comments on the travel update from the Department for Transport
Chair of the Transport Committee Huw Merriman MP comments on Department for Transport travel update
8 October 2021
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Give Parliament and public ways to measure transport levelling up ‘infrastructure revolution’
Transport Committee publishes report on major transport infrastructure projects
29 September 2021
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Work of the secretary of state for transport scrutinised
Transport committee examines the work and responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Transport
20 September 2021
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MPs take evidence on the recovery in the aviation sector
The Transport committee examines the recovery of airlines and airports from the coronavirus pandemic
20 September 2021
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Huw Merriman MP reacts to England’s travel rules overhaul
17 September 2021
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MPs to hear on the recovery of airlines and airports from the coronavirus pandemic
Transport Committee hold its first hearing on airlines’ and airports’ recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
17 September 2021
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MPs question Secretary of State for Transport
The Transport Committee holds a one-off oral evidence session to examine the work and responsibilities of the Secretary of State for Transport.
17 September 2021
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Committee to hold one-off oral session on decarbonising transport
Committee to hold a one-off oral evidence session on Decarbonising Transport: a Better, Greener Britain.
13 September 2021
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Clearance for take-off: Transport Committee launches inquiry to plot aviation sector route to recovery
The Transport Committee is launching a new inquiry to consider the issues facing transport’s most embattled sector – aviation.
10 September 2021
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Minister questioned on jet skis: safety, regulation and environmental effects
Transport Committee examines the use, regulation and environmental effects of Jet Skis
2 September 2021
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Transport Committee: Charging an electric vehicle should be convenient, straightforward, and inexpensive; owners should not face a postcode lottery
Committee publishes report on Zero emission vehicles
28 July 2021
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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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