To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport on appointing a public transport representative to the Build Back Better Council.
4 February 2021
All members of the Build Back Better Business Council were appointed by the Prime Minister in an individual capacity in January 2021. The Council is co-chaired by the Prime Minister and Chancellor, with the Business Secretary as a standing member, and other Cabinet Ministers attending as required. Members have been selected to bring together a broad range of business leaders from across the whole British economy to work in partnership with the government to unlock investment, boost job creation, promote Global Britain and level up the whole of the UK. The terms of reference will be published on Gov.uk. This council is in addition to the regular and ongoing engagement with the transport sector across Downing Street and other Government departments. The Public Transport sector and related bodies are important stakeholders and continue to feed into work across Government on economic recovery and future growth.