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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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Covid-19 outbreak at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Transport Committee holds urgent evidence session with the DVLA to examine the circumstances behind the outbreak
25 January 2021
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Transport Committee Chair calls on UK and French governments to set out joint commitment to supporting Eurostar
Chair of Transport Committee calls on UK and French Governments to set out their commitment to supporting Euostar
20 January 2021
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Transport experts and officials to be questioned on reforming public transport after the pandemic
MPs to examine lessons from other governments and transport authorities on their responses to the covid-19 pandemic
14 January 2021
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Minister questioned on High Speed Two
The Transport Committee examines the progress of the High Speed Two, which are planned to take place over the course of this Parliament
18 December 2020
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Zero emission vehicles and road pricing inquiry launched
The Transport Select Committee considers the implications of accelerating the shift to zero emission vehicles
18 December 2020
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Government promises decision on legal status of e-scooters following trials
Committee publishes Government Response to their third report, E-scooters: pavement nuisance or transport innovation?
14 December 2020
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Committee to hold evidence session on transport network pressures over Christmas
Committee to hold evidence session on transport network pressures over Christmas
10 December 2020
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Transport Committee assesses the Government’s plans to decarbonise the rail network
Trains fit for the future? - Transport Committee questions Minister for Transport
4 December 2020
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Inquiry launch: Major transport infrastructure projects: appraisal and delivery
Committee launch new inquiry on Major transport infrastructure projects: appraisal and delivery
4 December 2020
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Evidence session on reforming public transport after the pandemic
Committee to hold first evidence session as part of its inquiry Reforming public transport after the pandemic
27 November 2020
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Chair responds to Government announcements on aviation
Chair responds to Government announcements on aviation
24 November 2020
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Committee explores the work of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
The Transport Select Committee examines issues including the suspension of driver and rider learning and testing due to coronavirus
19 November 2020
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Coronavirus: emergency measures for the railways
Committee to scrutinise the emergency measures that the Government has introduced to support rail operators through the pandemic
13 November 2020
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Committee explores the challenges of decarbonising the rail industry
Transport Select Committee holds first evidence session for its trains fit for the future? inquiry
5 November 2020
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Parliament Week 2020: Transport Committee talks to employers
The Transport Committee is meeting with employers to hear what they need from a public transport system in flux from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
4 November 2020
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Trains fit for the future: Transport Committee returns to rail inquiry
Inquiry will examine the use of alternative fuels in contributing to achieving 'net zero' greenhouse gas emissions
22 October 2020
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Committee take evidence on young and novice drivers
Questions will examine high collision rates, social mobility and driving, and potential policy interventions
15 October 2020
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Minister for transport questioned on Brexit preparedness in the transport sector
Transport Committee examines the transport of freight in the event of a UK-EU free trade agreement
8 October 2020
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Legalise e-scooters, says Transport Committee
Committee publish report E-Scooters: pavement nuisance or innovation transport?
2 October 2020
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Committee to hold second evidence session on young and novice drivers
Committee to hear from insurance and telematics industry representatives
1 October 2020
Total results 347 (page 3 of 18)