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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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HS2: latest developments investigated
Transport Committee questions Secretary of State on CH2M's withdrawal from HS2 contract
19 April 2017
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HS2 contract with CH2M to be investigated
Transport Committee Chair comments on developments regarding HS2 contract with CH2M
3 April 2017
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Volkswagen responds to Transport Committee requests
Transport Committee publishes correspondence from Managing Director of Volkswagen UK
31 March 2017
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Drones inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry on the safety implications of drone technology
30 March 2017
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Department for Transport questioned on urban congestion
Transport Committee examines Department for Transport's role in managing urban traffic congestion
27 March 2017
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Volkswagen pushed for answers on emissions violations
Transport Committee publishes letter to Managing Director of Volkswagen UK regarding emissions scandal
22 March 2017
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Rail passenger compensation examined
Transport Committee questions Department for Transport and others on rail passenger compensation
20 March 2017
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Four Committees launch a joint inquiry on air quality
Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Environmental Audit Committee, Health, and Transport Committees call for evidence on improving air quality
20 March 2017
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Maritime Growth Study inquiry: extended deadline for written submissions
Transport Committee invites written submissions on plans for maritime and marine sector
17 March 2017
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Local transport authorities questioned on urban congestion
Transport Committee discusses traffic congestion with Urban Transport Group and local authorities
13 March 2017
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Transport user groups and charities questioned on rail safety
Transport Committee examines rail safety with Transport Focus, London TravelWatch, Samaritans and Railway Children
6 March 2017
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Cost of car insurance for young people examined
Petitions Committee and Transport Committee hear from insurance associations and motoring organisations
23 February 2017
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Urban congestion discussed with business groups and transport organisations
Transport Committee questions witnesses including RAC, Cycling UK and Motor Cycle Industry Association
23 February 2017
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Airports National Policy Statement inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry on the draft Airports National Policy Statement
22 February 2017
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Volkswagen and Transport Minister questioned on emissions scandal
Transport Committee holds follow-up session to examine progress made after Volkswagen emissions scandal
16 February 2017
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Follow-up on Volkswagen emissions scandal
Transport Committee recalls Volkswagen for further questioning on emissions scandal
6 February 2017
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Vauxhall vehicle fires examined
Transport Committee questions General Motors and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency on Vauxhall vehicle fires
6 February 2017
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Rail franchising needs significant reform, says Transport Committee
Transport Committee publishes report on rail franchising, calling for change to current model
5 February 2017
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Urban congestion examined with transport industry
Transport Committee questions witnesses including Uber, Liftshare.com and National Express
30 January 2017
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Airspace management and modernisation inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry to examine possible need for change to current airspace structures
26 January 2017
Total results 349 (page 13 of 18)