Labour's Zeichner joins Greenwood on Transport Committee

 

Ten members of the Commons Transport Committee have been appointed, joining chair Lilian Greenwood MP, who was elected in July.

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The new committee has four Conservative members, five Labour members (including Ms Greenwood), one Scottish National Party and one Democratic Unionist Party member.

The new members are:

  • Ronnie Cowan (Scottish National Party) – Inverclyde
  • Steve Double (Conservative) – St Austen and Newquay
  • Paul Girvan (Democratic Unionist Party) – South Antrim
  • Huw Merriman (Conservative) – Bexhill and Battle
  • Luke Pollard (Labour (Co-Op)) – Plymouth, Sutton and Devenport
  • Laura Smith (Labour) – Manchester Metropolitan
  • Iain Stewart (Conservative) – Milton Keynes South
  • Graham Stringer (Labour) – Blackley and Broughton
  • Martin Vickers (Conservative) – Cleethorpes
  • Daniel Zeichner (Labour) – Cambridge

Mr Zeichner was Labour’s shadow minister for buses during the last Parliament, while Ms Greenwood was previously shadow transport secretary.

A spokesperson for the committee said that details of its programme of work will be announced in due course.

 

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