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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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Rail franchising inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry on rail franchising as part of "future of rail" series
5 May 2016
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Government urged to set clear timetable for airport expansion
Transport Committee publishes report on airport expansion in the South East
4 May 2016
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Department for Transport questioned on vehicle type approval
Transport Committee questions consumer rights experts and Department for Transport on vehicle type approval
20 April 2016
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Improving the rail passenger experience inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry on improving the rail passenger experience
18 April 2016
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Impact of All Lane Running on emergency services examined
Transport Committee questions emergency services and motoring organisations on impact of All Lane Running
14 April 2016
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Department for Transport questioned on Operation Stack
Transport Committee questions Andrew Jones MP on Operation Stack
7 April 2016
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Operation Stack: Plan to build lorry park in Kent explored
Transport Committee hears arguments for and against building lorry park in Kent
21 March 2016
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Motoring offences undetected due to fewer specialist traffic officers
Transport Committee publishes its report on road traffic law enforcement
15 March 2016
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Vehicle type approval: current EU-wide proposals examined
Transport Committee hears from auto industry and European Commission on vehicle type approval reform
14 March 2016
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Transport Committee to publish road traffic law enforcement report
Report to be published on Tuesday 15 March 2016
8 March 2016
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Vehicle testing and type approval process examined
Transport Committee examines current vehicle type approval system and EU's plans for reform
29 February 2016
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Surface transport to airports report published by Transport Committee
Committee says failure of Government to lead on planning prevents better access to airports
26 February 2016
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Committee to publish surface transport to airports report
Transport Committee to publish surface transport to airports on Friday 26 February 2016
25 February 2016
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Committee to publish surface transport to airports report
Transport Committee to publish surface transport to airports on Friday 26 February 2016
23 February 2016
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Rail technology inquiry announced
Transport Committee launches inquiry on rail technology: signalling and traffic management
23 February 2016
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Department for Transport questioned on road haulage sector
Transport Committee questions Government officials on skills and workforce planning in road haulage sector
22 February 2016
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Airport expansion in the South East examined
Transport Committee questions Secretary of State on airport expansion in the South East
8 February 2016
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Driver shortage in road haulage sector examined
Transport Committee questions road haulage sector on shortage of drivers
29 January 2016
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Emissions violations: Managing Director of Volkswagen UK gives evidence
Transport Committee questions Paul Willis, Managing Director of Volkswagen UK, on the emissions scandal
25 January 2016
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Operation Stack inquiry launched
Transport Committee announces inquiry on Operation Stack following one-off evidence session
19 January 2016
Total results 349 (page 16 of 18)