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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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MPs scrutinise rail timetable changes
Transport Committee calls for evidence on scale and impact of May 2018 timetable changes
9 July 2018
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Rail timetable changes examined with Thameslink Industry Readiness Board
Transport Committee hears from Chair, Chris Gibb and Independent Assurance Panel Chair, Chris Green
6 July 2018
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Traffic Commissioner role investigated by Committee
Transport Committee hears from Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt
28 June 2018
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Regions short-changed on rail spending need increased support
Transport Committee report sets out actions to rebuild confidence in DfT and Network Rail
28 June 2018
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BMW vehicle recall: Committee investigates timeline of events
Transport Committee hears on faults investigation and BMW and DVSA decisions
26 June 2018
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Committee announces publication of Rail infrastructure investment report
Transport Committee to publish report on Thursday 28 June 2018
21 June 2018
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Government response to joint report on Improving Air Quality published
Four Committees publish Government response to improving air quality report
20 June 2018
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Rail timetable changes: Committee hears from GTR, Northern, Network Rail
Transport Committee seeks to understand what went wrong with May 2018 timetable changes
15 June 2018
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Jesse Norman MP questioned on Future of Mobility
Transport Committee hears from Under Secretary of State for Transport
11 June 2018
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Heathrow runway Cabinet approval : comment from Committee Chair
Transport Committee Chair interested in Government plans to mitigate runway's social and environmental impact
5 June 2018
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Rail timetable changes: Transport Committee to launch an inquiry
Transport Committee Chair announces inquiry into May 2018 timetable change
5 June 2018
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Rail timetable changes: comment from the Transport Committee Chair
Transport Committee Chair comments on negative impact on passengers
31 May 2018
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Government Clean Air Strategy: Reaction from the Transport Committee Chair
Transport Committee Chair says Government proposal lacks ambition
22 May 2018
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Intercity East Coast rail franchise examined by Committee
Transport Committee hears on financial risk and uncertainty management in the bidding process
21 May 2018
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Future of Transport Twitter banner competition: send us your designs!
Transport Committee wants your designs for its new Twitter banner!
18 May 2018
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Transport Committee examines Mobility as a Service
Transport Committee explores benefits for passengers and the Department's role in MaaS development
14 May 2018
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Rail Minister questioned on rail infrastructure investment
Transport Committee hears from Jo Johnson MP on Government's strategy for the railway network
30 April 2018
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Freight and Brexit inquiry launched
Transport Committee inquiry examines challenges and opportunities Brexit presents to UK freight companies and customers
26 April 2018
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MaaS business models and future of mobility explored
Transport Committee investigates how policy aims can be achieved by a MaaS solution
23 April 2018
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Cancelled: Local and combined authorities role in MaaS development
The Transport Committee's evidence session on Mobility as a Service (Maas) has been cancelled
16 April 2018
Total results 352 (page 10 of 18)