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Watch: Huw delivers speech on Transport

In my first speech as Chairman of the Transport Select Committee, I set out my main focuses which include hydrogen powered trains, automatic rail compensation, innovations to clean up the transport carbon footprint, and improving the bus services.

Watch my full speech below:

 

Driving the Agenda on UK Transport

You’d have thought that MPs would have had enough of elections but, inside, we’ve been at it again with the elections for the Chairs of the House of Commons Select Committees.

Huw elected Chair of Transport Select Committee

Last night, Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, was elected as Chairman of the Transport Select Committee in the House of Commons in a contest voted on by the 650 MPs across all political parties.

Development planning for housing

One of the most pressing issues across our community is a lack of housing for those wanting to get on the ladder and the challenges faced in finding appropriate sites.

Watch: Huw raises question of airline insolvency reform

Yesterday, Huw asked the Transport Minister, Paul Maynard, if the Government would look to allow airlines to continue to operate whilst in administration, following the success of the method in the United States. 

 

Transcript of their exchange below: 

Huw Merriman