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.


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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