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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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Smart motorways: Government to pause rollout of all-lane running schemes
The Transport Committee publishes the Government response to their smart motorways report
12 January 2022
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Inquiry launch: Fuelling the future: motive power and connectivity
Transport Committee launches a new inquiry, Fuelling the future: motive power and connectivity
14 December 2021
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Transport Committee holds road freight supply chain session
The Transport Select Committee hears evidence for their Road freight supply chains inquiry.
19 November 2021
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UK aviation sector’s recovery from the covid-19 examined
Transport Committee examines the UK aviation sector’s recovery from the pandemic as international travel resumes on a wider scale
12 November 2021
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Transport Committee: Pause Smart Motorway roll-out until safety can be delivered and assured
Committee publishes report on The roll-out and safety of smart motorways
2 November 2021
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New inquiry: Road Freight
The Transport Committee looks into the immediate challenges to UK’s road freight supply chain
27 October 2021
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Zero emission vehicles: Government Response to the Committee’s First Report
The Government’s response to the Committee’s report: Zero emission vehicles was published on Monday October 25, 2021.
25 October 2021
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Evidence session: Work of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
The Committee is holding a one-off oral evidence session examining the work of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency.
22 October 2021
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Committees scrutinise progress made by the Government in advance of the upcoming COP26 Summit
Science and Technology and Transport Committees question Alok Sharma in joint evidence session
19 October 2021
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Evidence session: road pricing
Committee holds evidence session on road pricing
19 October 2021
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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
Total results 359 (page 1 of 18)