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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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Young and novice drivers: MPs on the Transport Committee need your views
Committee launch survey to ask young drivers aged 17-25 for their views on potential measures to reduce road traffic collisions
30 September 2020
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Committee asks young drivers about potential restrictions to reduce road traffic collisions
Young people to speak to MPs on causes of road traffic collisions, and potential restrictions to reduce them
23 September 2020
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Chair calls for permanent, long-term solution to bring clarity to sector and passenger
Transport Committee Chair responds to Government announcement that rail franchising has been replaced with new Emergency Recovery Measures Agreements
22 September 2020
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Impact of coronavirus on the UK’s freight and maritime sectors examined
The Transport Committee explores how the pandemic has affected freight transported by road, rail, air and sea
7 September 2020
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Government aviation recovery plan cannot come quick enough for stricken sector
Government strategy for the recovery of the aviation sector have been published
7 September 2020
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British Airways Chairman and CEO, Alex Cruz, to be questioned by Transport Committee
Committee to take evidence from British Airways Chairman and CEO Alex Cruz
4 August 2020
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Inquiry launch: Reforming public transport after the pandemic
The longer-term implications of the coronavirus pandemic for the UK's public transport are to be examined by the Transport Committee
24 July 2020
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Evidence session: young and novice drivers
The Transport committee road safety campaigners, academics, and road safety charities
23 July 2020
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Mayor of London to give evidence on implications of coronavirus
Committee to take evidence from Mayor of London
16 July 2020
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Minister questioned on e-scooters
Transport Committee examines the recently announced rental e-scooter trial scheme and the future role of e-scooters in the UK transport mix
9 July 2020
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Committee examine the impact of coronavirus for transport-freight and maritime
Representatives of freight industry bodies, and the shipping and maritime industry speak to the committee
6 July 2020
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Impact of coronavirus on UK transport: next steps
Transport Committee's rolling programme of work on the impact of coronavirus on UK transport
3 July 2020
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Chair reacts to air bridges news from the Secretary of State
Air bridges: Reacting to this morning's news from the Secretary of State, the Chair of the Transport Select Committee
3 July 2020
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e-scooters: pavement nuisance or transport innovation?
The committee will examine the future role of e-scooters and what the main issues would be if legalised
25 June 2020
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Grant Shapps MP questioned on his Department's response to the coronavirus crisis
Transport Committee hears from the Secretary of State for Transport on the pandemic and its implications for transport to date
18 June 2020
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Committee report condemns behaviour of British Airways
The behaviour of British Airways towards its employees is a ‘national disgrace', say MPs
13 June 2020
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Committee examines the impact of coronavirus on the local transport sector
The Transport Select Committee hears from Metro Mayors of the West of England, Greater Manchester, and Liverpool City Region
12 June 2020
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Committee approves appointment of Sir Stephen Hillier as Chair of CAA
Transport Committee report on the appointment of the Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority published
9 June 2020
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Pre-appointment hearing of Chair of the Civil Aviation Authority
Transport Committee hears from the Secretary of State's preferred candidate
1 June 2020
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'Next steps for HS2' - publication of correspondence
Transport Committee publishes correspondence relating to 'Next steps for HS2'
21 May 2020
Total results 347 (page 4 of 18)