Ministerial role

Minister of State

Organisations: Department for Transport
Current role holder: Andrew Stephenson MP


Andrew Stephenson has responsibility for:

  • HS2
  • Northern Powerhouse Rail
  • Transpennine route upgrade
  • skills

Current role holder

Andrew Stephenson MP

Andrew Stephenson was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Transport on 13 February 2020.

He was previously Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development from 25 July 2019 to 13 February 2020. He was first elected as Conservative MP for Pendle in May 2010.

He was a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from 4 April 2019 to 25 July 2019. He was also a Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, from January 2018 to April 2019, and served as an Assistant Government Whip from June 2017 to January 2018.

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