Iain Stewart MP
Transport Select Committee
Iain Stewart was first elected as Member of Parliament for Milton Keynes South in May 2010. Soon after he was elected by fellow MPs to sit on the Transport Select Committee (TSC). He was the longest serving Member of the Committee until he was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Secretary of State for Transport, Sir Patrick Mcloughlin. Following his successful re-election in May 2015 he was moved to the Scotland Office to serve as PPS to David Mundell MP. Following the appointment of Theresa May as Prime Minister, Iain was moved to the newly formed Department for International Trade as the PPS to Dr Liam Fox MP.
Iain has also Chaired of a number of All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) including those on Smart Cities and the Future of Rail. In December 2017, Iain was appointed as the Government's official champion for the Oxford-Milton Keynes-Cambridge corridor.
Iain was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Milton Keynes South in the 2019 General Election. He received 32,011 votes, taking a 50% share of all votes cast; he was returned with a majority of 6,944.
On Wednesday 16 November, Iain was elected as the Chair of the Transport Select Committee.
Iain is passionate about transport, specifically the Railway Industry, and is taking a keen interest in the development of the East-West Rail link, high speed rail, electric vehicle technology and driverless automation.