Membership of Transport Committee announced
9 July 2015
The House of Commons formally appointed the members of the Transport Committee on 8 July 2015.
Full membership of the Committee:
|Mrs Louise Ellman (Chair)||Labour||Liverpool, Riverside|
|Robert Flello||Labour||Stoke-on-Trent South|
|Mary Glindon||Labour||North Tyneside|
|Stewart Malcolm McDonald||Scottish National Party||Glasgow South|
|Huw Merriman||Conservative||Bexhill and Battle|
|Iain Stewart||Conservative||Milton Keynes South|
|Graham Stringer||Labour||Blackley and Broughton|
The chair of the Transport Committee was allocated to the Labour party. Louise Ellman was elected chair on 17 June by a secret ballot open to all Members of the House of Commons.
The other members of the Committee were elected by secret ballot within their own party. The number of seats each party gets on each committee is allocated in proportion to their representation in the House of Commons as a whole.
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