Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

Organisations: Department for Transport


This is not a current government role.

The minister is responsible for:

  • rail (including commercial, operational performance and community rail)
  • buses (including concessionary fares)
  • taxis
  • light rail and trams
  • smart ticketing (including rail fares and ticketing)
  • traffic management
  • regional and local transport (including local roads, maintenance, major projects, winter resilience)
  • natural environment and climate change
  • cleaner fuel and vehicles
  • sustainable travel (including walking and cycling)
  • accessibility and equalities
  • alternatives to travel
  • SMEs and growth

Previous holders of this role

  1. Robert Goodwill MP

    2013 to 2013

  2. The Rt Hon Norman Baker

    2010 to 2013