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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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Motoring experts give evidence on vehicle type approval
Transport Committee holds second evidence session for vehicle type approval inquiry
11 January 2016
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Academics and experts questioned on vehicle type approval
Transport Committee questions academics and experts on emissions testing and vehicle type approval
14 December 2015
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Transport Committee Chair's reaction to Heathrow decision
Louise Ellman MP, Chair of the Transport Committee, comments on the Heathrow expansion decision
11 December 2015
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Government's strategy for road traffic law enforcement scrutinised
Transport Committee questions police, Department for Transport and Home Office
7 December 2015
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All lane running inquiry launched
Transport Committee examines all-lane running motorway schemes
27 November 2015
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Road traffic law enforcement and safety of road users explored
Transport Committee takes evidence from road safety organisations on road traffic law enforcement
19 November 2015
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Department for Transport questioned on airport links
Transport Committee questions Department for Transport on surface transport to airports
16 November 2015
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Vehicle type approval inquiry launched
Transport Committee examines whether the vehicle type approval testing is fit for purpose
16 November 2015
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Surface transport to airports examined
Transport Committee takes evidence from experts on surface transport to airports
9 November 2015
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Volkswagen Group emissions violations investigated
Transport Committee Chair writes to Secretary of State and Paul Willis, Managing Director, Volkswagen UK
3 November 2015
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Road traffic law enforcement examined
Transport Committee hears from frontline road traffic police and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
2 November 2015
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Greater London Authority response to strategic river crossings report
Transport Committee publishes Greater London Authority response to the report on strategic river crossings
29 October 2015
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Benefits of surface transport to airports examined
Transport Committee takes evidence for its surface transport to airports inquiry
26 October 2015
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Operation Stack's effect on the haulage industry
Transport Committee one-off evidence session to examine effectiveness of Operation Stack
14 October 2015
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Volkswagen Group emissions violations evidence session
Transport Committee holds one-off evidence session on Volkswagen emissions violations
7 October 2015
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Rail electrification of TransPennine line and Midland mainline resumes
Louise Ellman MP, Transport Committee Chair, responds to announcement on electrification of TransPennine Express route and Midland mainline
30 September 2015
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Volkswagen emissions scandal - Louise Ellman MP, Committee Chair, comments
Louise Ellman MP, Chair of the Transport Committee, comments on Volkswagen emissions scandal
23 September 2015
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Committee launches surface transport to airports inquiry
Transport Committee undertakes inquiry into whether strategic connections to airports fulfil current and future needs
11 September 2015
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Committee launches road haulage sector: skills and workforce planning inquiry
The Committee is investigating what action the Government has taken to address industry concerns about a lack of skilled drivers in the road haulage sector
11 September 2015
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Road traffic law enforcement inquiry launched
Transport Committee launches inquiry scrutinising the Government's policies to improve road safety
10 September 2015
Total results 347 (page 17 of 18)