COLNE Valley MP Jason McCartney has a new Government post.
He has been chosen to join the Transport Select Committee.
Mr McCartney said he was “delighted” to have been appointed to the committee.
The MPs are charged by the House of Commons with the scrutiny of the Department for Transport.
Its formal remit is to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department for Transport and its associated public bodies.
The Colne Valley MP has a strong record on transport issues.
As vice-chairman of the All Party Rail in the North Group he campaigned for the Northern Hub Rail investment, he’s questioning the ongoing M62 roadworks, he takes a close interest in HS2 and he regularly meets local bus companies regarding local services.
He will start work with the Committee later this week.