Transport Select Committee

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The Transport Select Committee is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The remit of the Committee is to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department for Transport and its associated public bodies.


As at June 2015, the Committee's only member is its Chair, Louise Ellman, with other members to be elected.[1] Members in the 2014/15 session of Parliament were as follows:

Member Party Constituency
Louise Ellman MP (Chair) Labour Co-op Liverpool Riverside
Sarah Champion MP Labour Rotherham
Jim Dobbin MP Labour Co-op Heywood and Middleton
Kwasi Kwarteng MP Conservative Spelthorne
Karen Lumley MP Conservative Redditch
Jason McCartney MP Conservative Colne Valley
Karl McCartney MP Conservative Lincoln
Lucy Powell MP Labour Co-op Manchester Central
Adrian Sanders MP Liberal Democrat Torbay
Iain Stewart MP Conservative Milton Keynes South
Graham Stringer MP Labour Blackley and Broughton

Source: Transport Committee


Occasionally, the House of Commons orders changes to be made in terms of membership of select committees, as proposed by the Committee of Selection. Such changes are shown below.

Date Outgoing Member
& Party
Constituency New Member
& Party
Constituency Source
2 November 2010 Angie Bray MP (Conservative) Ealing Central and Acton Steve Baker MP (Conservative) Wycombe Hansard
Lilian Greenwood MP (Labour) Nottingham South Julie Hilling MP (Labour) Bolton West
Angela Smith MP (Labour) Sheffield Hillsborough Gavin Shuker MP (Labour Co-op) Luton South
21 March 2011 Kelvin Hopkins MP (Labour) Luton North Jim Dobbin MP (Labour Co-op) Heywood and Middleton Hansard
18 July 2011 Gavin Shuker MP (Labour Co-op) Luton South Graham Stringer MP (Labour) Blackley and Broughton Hansard
5 November 2012 Paul Maynard MP (Conservative) Blackpool North and Cleveleys Karen Lumley MP (Conservative) Redditch Hansard
Julian Sturdy MP (Conservative) York Outer Karl McCartney MP (Conservative) Lincoln
26 November 2012 Tom Harris MP (Labour) Glasgow South Lucy Powell MP (Labour Co-op) Manchester Central Hansard
10 December 2012 Julie Hilling MP (Labour) Bolton West Sarah Champion MP (Labour) Rotherham Hansard
21 January 2013 John Leech MP (Liberal Democrat) Manchester Withington Adrian Sanders MP (Liberal Democrat) Torbay Hansard
10 June 2013 Steve Baker MP (Conservative) Wycombe Jason McCartney MP (Conservative) Colne Valley Hansard

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  1. ^ "Winning candidates for select committee Chairs announced". UK Parliament. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 

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