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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:

NamePartyConstituency
Mrs Louise Ellman (Chair)LabourLiverpool, Riverside
Robert FlelloLabour Stoke-on-Trent South
Mary GlindonLabourNorth Tyneside
Karl McCartneyConservativeLincoln
Stewart Malcolm McDonald Scottish National PartyGlasgow South
Mark MenziesConservativeFylde
Huw MerrimanConservativeBexhill and Battle
Will Quince ConservativeColchester
Iain StewartConservativeMilton Keynes South
Graham StringerLabourBlackley and Broughton
Martin VickersConservativesCleethorpes

Background

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.

Further information

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