25 APRIL 2022


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Article from BTNews 25 APRIL 2022

Shapps live on TV

Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, is to appear before the Transport Select Committee with Huw Merriman MP (Con, Bexhill and Battle) in the chair.

He will be questioned from 09:30 Wednesday 27 April with a live TV output on BBC Parliament supported by the Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport, Bernadette Kelly.

The Committee questions are likely to range across current enquiries and issues of concern, including:

•    Maritime 2050, including P&O Ferries
•    Rail, including the Integrated Rail Plan and progress on Great British Railways
•    Border disruption
•    Roads, including the DVLA, smart motorways and e-scooters
•    Buses, one year since the publication of the National Bus Strategy for England
•    Decarbonisation

Committee membership

Huw Merriman MP, Chair (Con, Bexhill and Battle)

Ben Bradshaw MP (Lab, Exeter)

Ruth Cadbury MP (Lab, Brentford and Isleworth)

Simon Jupp MP (Con, East Devon)

Robert Largan MP (Con, High Peak)

Chris Loder MP (Con, West Dorset)

Karl McCartney MP (Con, Lincoln)

Navendu Mishra MP (Lab, Stockport)

Grahame Morris MP (Lab, Easington)

Gavin Newlands MP (SNP, Paisley and Renfrewshire North)

Greg Smith MP (Con, Buckingham)



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