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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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Transport Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2017-19
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2017-19 Parliament
5 November 2019
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Parliament sends 30,000 invitations for citizens' assembly on climate change
Parliament invites people to join Climate Assembly UK
2 November 2019
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Driving using your mobile: Government accepts call for offence review
Transport Committee publishes Government Response to Road Safety Report
1 November 2019
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Committee welcomes DfT backing for long-term funding plan to fix local roads
28 October 2019
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Committee question Chair of Government rail review
Questions to focus on the review's conclusions and expectations, and how the review has worked
25 October 2019
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Committee to explore the work of Highways England
One-off evidence session to investigate investment, performance, safety and technological advances
21 October 2019
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Committee question Secretary of State for Transport
One-off evidence session will explore the new Secretary of State's policy priorities, his new ministerial team, and his department's Brexit preparations
10 October 2019
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Transport Committee to kickstart conversation on national road pricing
Decarbonisation, congestion, and shifts towards alternative modes of transport prompt calls for a national debate on road pricing
10 October 2019
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Chair reacts to Department for Transport announcement of a long-term bus strategy
Transport Committee Chair comments on Department for Transport announcement
30 September 2019
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MPs recommend ban on pavement parking across England
Government has kicked issue of pavement parking to the kerb for too long
9 September 2019
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Tougher actions needed to tackle driving while using a mobile phone
Government must send clear signals to drivers on mobile phone usage
13 August 2019
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Committee to publish report on Road Safety and mobile phones
Report to be published on Road safety: driving while using a mobile phone
9 August 2019
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New inquiry to explore road safety for young and novice drivers
Committee to explore Government's current policies, and potential interventions to reduce road accidents, in light of the disproportionate number of collisions involving young and novice drivers
25 July 2019
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Government leadership and ambition required to champion walking and cycling
Report calls on greater Government focus on walking and cycling to counter the human, economic and environmental costs of inactivity
23 July 2019
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Committee to publish report on active travel
18 July 2019
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Committee to question Secretary of State on policy and performance
Department's priorities and key policy issues explored in one-off evidence session
12 July 2019
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Transport Select Committee visit Derby train technology companies
MPs visit Bombardier, Porterbrook and Loram in relation to enquiry
9 July 2019
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Committee question Minister and Deputy Director on pavement parking
Questions will focus on what the Department for Transport is doing to tackle the problem
1 July 2019
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Plague of potholes: Long-term funding settlement essential to local roads maintenance
Transport Committee says ‘make do and mend approach' is not good value for money
1 July 2019
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Committee publishes report on local roads funding and governance
Publication: Committee's Report on Local roads funding and governance
27 June 2019
Total results 349 (page 6 of 18)