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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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Community transport: Committee announces report publication
Transport Committee announces publication of its first report for this parliamentary session
12 December 2017
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Committee Chair comments on rail fare increase
Transport Committee Chair has commented on rail fare increase
5 December 2017
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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
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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
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DfT Minister questioned on Community Transport
Transport Committee hears on local authority funding and community transport commisisoning
24 November 2017
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Mayor of London questioned on air quality
The four Committees also hear from local government representatives and legal and health experts
16 November 2017
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Mobility as a Service: Committee explores transformative potential
Transport Committee launches inquiry into integrated, multi-mode MaaS app
14 November 2017
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Rail infrastructure investment inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry into the current planning and investment delivery system
13 November 2017
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Community Transport: commercial and community operators questioned
Transport Committee hears on commercial operators' grievances regarding community transport permits
13 November 2017
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Vauxhall Zafira fires: significant reform at DVSA following Committee criticism
Transport Committee publishes Government Response to its Vauxhall fires report
2 November 2017
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Airports National Policy Statement inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry revised proposal for an Airports National Policy Statement (NPS)
1 November 2017
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Impact of Brexit on aviation examined
Transport Committee hears on securing a transitional deal for flying rights before Brexit deadline
30 October 2017
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Four Committees relaunch a joint inquiry on air quality
Four Committees team up to scrutinise Government plans to reduce harmful effects of air pollution
10 October 2017
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Community Transport inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry into licencing arrangements for community transport minibuses and broader sector
10 October 2017
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Transport Committee questions Secretary of State
Transport Committees questions Chris Grayling MP on scrapping of planned electrification on railway lines
27 September 2017
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Transport Committee membership agreed
See the committee membership for Parliament 2017
12 September 2017
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Lilian Greenwood elected as Chair
Chair of Transport Committee announced
10 July 2017
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Chair nominations for Transport Committee
Nominations close at 3pm on Friday 7 July
5 July 2017
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General Election 2017 - Transport Committee
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all select committees have ceased to exist
3 May 2017
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Transport Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2015-17
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2015-17 Parliament
3 May 2017
Total results 351 (page 12 of 18)