Minister of State, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, takes the place of the Secretary of State for Transport at the Committee’s evidence session at 12.30 as Mr Shapps has been called to attend urgent meetings relating to the government’s response to Covid-19.
Tuesday 7 April 2020
Virtual meeting broadcast by the Parliamentary Broadcasting Unit
- Chris Heaton-Harris MP, Minister of State
- Baroness Vere of Norbiton, minister with responsibility for buses, roads and motoring
Purpose of the session
MPs will ask about the Department’s response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis and the implications for various transport sectors. As news of a package for buses is expected soon, Baroness Vere will join the session.
This will be the second update which the committee has sought from the Secretary of State in recent weeks. A summary note of the first meeting was circulated previously.
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