Press Notice

New Transport Committee Chair announced

The House of Commons Transport Committee has today chosen Mrs Louise Ellman MP (Labour/Co-op, Liverpool Riverside) as its new Chair. Her election was unopposed.

Mrs Ellman has been a member of the Transport Committee and its predecessor committees since she was first elected to Parliament in 1997. She is also a Co-Chair of the Advisory Council of the Parliamentary Advisory Council of Transport Safety (PACTS).

A vacancy remains for a Labour member of the Committee, who will be appointed by the House in due course.

SCA 39/2007-08 21 May 2008