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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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Committee to take evidence on the Williams-Shapps plan for rail
On Wednesday May 26, the Transport Committee will hear directly from Keith Williams, architect of the Rail Review, and the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP
24 May 2021
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Committee to hold evidence session into the roll-out and safety of smart motorways
Committee to hold first evidence session into their inquiry on the rollout and safety of smart motorways
18 May 2021
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Committee to publish two Government responses
The Transport Committee will publish two Government Responses at 11.00 on May 13, 2021
12 May 2021
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Major transport infrastructure projects: appraisal and delivery
The Transport Committee will hold its second evidence session as part of its inquiry on major transport infrastructure projects.
7 May 2021
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Zero emission vehicles and road pricing examined
Transport Committee holds introductory session for its inquiry into zero emission vehicles and road pricing
26 April 2021
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Global Travel Taskforce: International travel has its wings clipped by cautious Government report
Transport Committee publishes report: Safe return of international travel?
22 April 2021
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Chair responds to written ministerial statement on Smart Motorways
Chair of the Transport Committee reacts to Government announcement that Smart Motorway construction will continue
21 April 2021
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Transport Minister to be questioned on the provision of bus services outside London
Transport Committee questions Baroness Vere, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport on the National Bus Strategy for England
15 April 2021
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Committee holds evidence session on the Global Travel Taskforce Report
Committee holds evidence session into the Global Travel Taskforce Report
8 April 2021
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Transport Committee: To hit its own decarbonisation deadline, Government must set out clear strategy for rail network
Transport Committee publishes report: Trains fit for the future?
23 March 2021
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Impact of coronavirus on the coach sector: evidence session
The Transport Committee takes evidence on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the coach sector
18 March 2021
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Major transport infrastructure projects: appraisal and delivery - evidence session
The Transport Committee holds its first session of their inquiry into Major transport infrastructure projects.
16 March 2021
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Government urged to publish aviation road map to recovery
Transport Committee publishes the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector: Interim report
11 March 2021
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Committee to hold fourth evidence session into Reforming public transport after the pandemic
Committee holds fourth evidence session on its inquiry on Reforming public transport after the pandemic
5 March 2021
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Nine Parliamentary Committees agree ‘Committee on COP26’ scrutiny arrangements with COP President Designate Alok Sharma
Environmental Audit Committee leads first cross-Committee COP26 scrutiny session
5 March 2021
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Young and novice drivers: Department for Transport on ‘L’ plates
The Transport Committee has published its report on young and novice drivers.
2 March 2021
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The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector: follow-up
Committee holds one-off session as a follow-up to the inquiry into the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector
26 February 2021
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Transport Committee to investigate the roll-out and safety of Smart Motorways
Committee launch new inquiry on Smart motorways
26 February 2021
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Reforming public transport after the pandemic examined
The Transport Select Committee questions bus operators, think-tanks, academics and campaign groups
4 February 2021
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Committee to question Secretary of State
Committee to scrutinise the performance of the Secretary of State
28 January 2021
Total results 347 (page 2 of 18)