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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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Government must not ignore safety concerns of 'all lane running'
Transport Committee concerned by Government response to report on 'all lane running' motorway scheme
29 September 2016
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Rail safety inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry on the safety and security of the rail network
15 September 2016
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Bus Services Bill scrutinised
Transport Committee examines the Bus Services Bill with transport providers and interest groups
12 September 2016
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Rail franchising examined with academics and industry experts
Transport Committee questions Competition and Markets Authority and Office of Rail and Road on rail franchising
5 September 2016
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Industry and Government must cooperate to beat haulage driver shortage
Transport Committee publishes report on skills and workforce planning in the road haulage sector
29 July 2016
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Disruption on Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail services examined
Transport Committee questions Department for Transport on improving the rail passenger experience
20 July 2016
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Bus Services Bill inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry on the Government's Bus Services Bill
19 July 2016
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Vauxhall Zafira B fires and safety recalls examined
Transport Committee questions Vauxhall and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency about car fires
19 July 2016
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Improving the rail passenger experience explored
Transport Committee questions train companies and Department for Transport on improving rail passenger experience
18 July 2016
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Volkswagen failed UK customers, but Government is failing consumers
Transport Committee publishes report on Volkswagen emissions scandal and vehicle type approval
15 July 2016
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Department for Transport and Network Rail discuss rail technology
Transport Committee questions representatives from Department for Transport and Network Rail on rail technology
11 July 2016
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RMT union and Govia Thameslink Railway questioned on rail services
Transport Committee questions RMT union and Govia Thameslink Railway on improving rail passenger experience
4 July 2016
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Rail signalling technology and traffic management explored
Transport Committee questions rolling stock owning companies and firms that develop rail signalling technology
30 June 2016
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Motorway hard shoulders shouldn't be used as permanent driving lanes
Transport Committee publishes report on 'all lane running' motorway schemes
30 June 2016
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Cancellation of evidence session: Improving the rail passenger experience
The Transport Committee's evidence session on Monday 27 June 2016 has been cancelled
24 June 2016
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Advancements in rail signalling technology examined
Transport Committee questions Arriva and South West Trains on how technology can help their operations
13 June 2016
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Rail Regulator questioned on improving passenger experience
Transport Committee hears on improvement priorities and holding companies accountable for poor performance
2 June 2016
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Operation Stack: case for £250m lorry park not yet made
Transport Committee publishes report on Operation Stack
1 June 2016
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Network Rail and Rail Delivery Group questioned on rail signalling
Transport Committee questions Network Rail and Rail Delivery Group for rail technology inquiry
19 May 2016
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Department for Transport questioned on All Lane Running
Transport Committee examines impact of all-lane running motorway schemes with Department for Transport
9 May 2016
Total results 349 (page 15 of 18)