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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

Network Rail's 'Transformation Plan' examined by Committee
Transport Committee hears on adequacy of current regulatory control period system
12 March 2018
Mobility as a Service: transportation solution's pros and cons examined
Transport Committee looks into Government's potential role in the development of MaaS industry
1 March 2018
Regional transport bodies questioned on rail infrastructure investment
Transport Committee hears on regional disparities and how to address them
23 February 2018
Community Transport: Committee publishes Government Response
Transport Committee publishes Government response to its First Report of session 2017-19
22 February 2018
Airline and CAA representatives questioned on Airports National Policy Statement
Transport Committee holds last evidence session of its Airports NPS inquiry
19 February 2018
Intercity East Coast rail franchise inquiry launched
Transport Committee inquiry examines the lessons to be learned from this and previous franchise failures
12 February 2018
Secretary of State questioned on Northwest Heathrow Runway
Transport Committee hears from Chris Grayling MP on the Government's preferred expansion scheme
5 February 2018
Heathrow representatives questioned on Airports NPS
Transport Committee holds fourth evidence session as part of its Airports NPS inquiry
1 February 2018
Rail infrastructure investment investigated by Committee
Transport Committee hears on problems of planning and delivery in current rail control period
29 January 2018
Smart motorways: AA survey results demonstrate serious public concern, says Chair
Transport Committee Chair responds to AA members survey results on smart motorways
23 January 2018
Heathrow expansion: surface access, noise and air quality implications examined
Transport Committee questions local authorities, Deputy Mayor of London for Transport and nearby residents
10 January 2018
Volkswagen emissions: Transport Committee drive for redress continues
Transport Committee publishes correspondence outlining Government's lack of concrete action
22 December 2017
Cancelled Rail electrification schemes: Secretary of State recalled for evidence
Transport Committee recalls Chris Grayling MP to explain decision to opt for bi-mode trains
21 December 2017
Airports and airlines top representatives questioned on Heathrow expansion
Transport Committee hears on expanded Heathrow implications on UK aviation sector
18 December 2017
Government must protect social value of community transport, says Committee
Transport Committee publishes its report on Community Transport
14 December 2017
Rail infrastructure investment inquiry: specialist advisor
The Transport Committee is looking for a specialist advisor to its Rail infrastructure investment inquiry
13 December 2017
Community transport: Committee announces report publication
Transport Committee announces publication of its first report for this parliamentary session
12 December 2017
Committee Chair comments on rail fare increase
Transport Committee Chair has commented on rail fare increase
5 December 2017
DfT, Gatwick and Heathrow Hub representatives questioned on airports NPS
Transport Committee hears on evidence base underpinning the revised National Policy Statement
1 December 2017
Ministers questioned on improving air quality
The four Committees hold Ministers to account over the Government's latest plans to reduce nitrogen dioxide
27 November 2017
Total results 347 (page 11 of 18)