Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

Responsibilities

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

Announcements

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  1. HS2 Phase One: financial indemnity for Affinity Water

    • Statement to Parliament
  2. Government sells King’s Cross development stake to reduce the deficit

    • News story
  3. Prime Minister announces more than £40m for flood defences

    • Press release
  4. Moving road transport forward

    • Speech
  5. UK secures EU rule change to make cycling safer

    • News story
  6. Robert Goodwill hails Newcastle International Airport success story

    • News story
  7. Inside track on how Scottish business can bid for £10bn HS2 contracts

    • Press release
  8. New bypass agreed for Chipping Warden

    • Press release
  9. Sustainable aviation

    • Speech
  10. Minister on Blue Badge patrol

    • News story