The members of the Transport Committee, which will serve under chairwoman Lillian Greenwood, have been announced. The select committee will comprise of a mixture of Labour, Conservative, SNP and DUP politicians. The members are: Ronnie Cowan (Scottish National Party) – Inverclyde Steve Double (Conservative) – St Austen and Newquay Paul Girvan (Democratic Unionist Party) – South Antrim Huw Merriman (Conservative) – Bexhill and Battle Luke Pollard (Labour) – Plymouth, Sutton and Devenport Laura Smith (Labour) – Manchester Metropolitan Iain Stewart […]
An inquiry is to be held by MPs in the Transport Select Committee into local decision-making on transport expenditure.
The DfT has said it wants to see more HGV operators adopting measures to improve the safety of vulnerable road users such as cyclists – but has stopped short of backing a call for an industry-wide code of practice on the issue.
A group of MPs are asking hauliers to tell them what impact a cut or increase in fuel duty will have on their businesses as the country emerges from the economic doldrums.