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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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MP's visit Manchester to discuss benefits of Active Travel
Transport Committee speak to walking and cycling stakeholder groups, Olympian Chris Boardman and Great Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham about Active Travel
28 February 2019
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Local councils and other stakeholders questioned over road maintenance
Committee questions local councils, Transport for London and Transport for the West Midlands on local roads funding and governance
27 February 2019
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Rail timetable chaos: Government defers full response until after Williams Review
Government responds to Committee's report on Rail timetable changes
18 February 2019
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Department for Transport questioned on bus policies
Committee evidence session on health of the bus market
13 February 2019
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Material published relating to contracts awarded to ferry operators
Transport Committee correspondence: Procurement of additional ferry services as part of ‘no deal' contingency planning
30 January 2019
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Committee question experts on health of the bus market
Transport Committee investigate how spending cuts have affected local authority budgets
30 January 2019
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Committee discuss Government's Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy
Committee takes evidence from walking and cycling stakeholder groups
23 January 2019
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Report on rail infrastructure investment debated in Westminster Hall
The Transport Committee Report on rail infrastructure investment is debated in Westminster Hall
17 January 2019
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Appointment of the Chair of the Office of Rail and Road Special Report
Appointment of the Chair of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR): Government Response to the Committee's Sixth Report
14 January 2019
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 Transport Committee visits Liverpool to hear about health of bus services
Members of the Houses of Commons Transport Committee are to visit Liverpool to hear about bus services in the area.
14 January 2019
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Promising pilot schemes for Mobility as a Service need Government's practical support and leadership, say MPs
Committee say Government should take an active and direct lead in supporting the development of new digital platforms for planning journeys
19 December 2018
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Evidence session on Active travel
Academics and consultants questioned on Department for Transport's cycling and walking policy
17 December 2018
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Committee's Report on Mobility as a Service
The Committee agrees publication of its Eighth Report of Session 2017-19
14 December 2018
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Reaction to DfT and timetable chaos
Reaction to Chris Grayling update on Govia Thameslink Railway and timetable chaos
4 December 2018
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Rail timetable chaos: swift reform needed to restore passengers' trust
Committee advocates for genuine change following the chaotic rollout of the national timetable change
4 December 2018
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Local roads funding and governance evidence session
The Committee continues its inquiry on local roads funding and governance by hearing from industry experts
3 December 2018
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Rail fare increases are 'unwelcome' says Chair
Transport Committee Chair reacts to rail fare rises in 2019
30 November 2018
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Rail timetable changes report publication
Transport Committee to publish report on 4 December
30 November 2018
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Committee takes evidence on health of the bus market
The Committee aims to explore the issues facing people who work on buses, and their employers
26 November 2018
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Unions and bus companies discuss bus services
Transport Committee considers priorities for bus workers and planning of services
26 November 2018
Total results 352 (page 8 of 18)