Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

Responsibilities

This is not a current government role

The minister is responsible for:

  • strategic roads and the Highways Agency
  • motoring agencies
  • road safety and standards
  • freight and logistics – including lorry road user charging
  • maritime and dangerous goods (including the Maritime and Coastguard Agency)
  • London
  • Crossrail
  • better regulation

Previous holders of this role

  1. Stephen Hammond

    • 2012 to 2013
  2. The Rt Hon Mike Penning MP

    • 2010 to 2012

Announcements

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  1. Better transport infrastructure boosts trade and prosperity

    • 15 May 2014
    • Speech
  2. Crossrail extended to Reading

    • 27 March 2014
    • News story
  3. Dover Harbour Board Chairman re-appointed

    • 8 November 2013
    • News story
  4. Transport Research Laboratory stakeholder event

    • 16 October 2013
    • Speech
  5. Launch of review into DVLA to deliver better services

    • 8 October 2013
    • Press release
  6. A review of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

    • 8 October 2013
    • Statement to Parliament
  7. Road freight industry encouraged to get benefit of trailer trial

    • 13 September 2013
    • Press release
  8. London International Shipping Week conference

    • 12 September 2013
    • Speech
  9. Opening of the London Stock Exchange

    • 10 September 2013
    • Speech
  10. Future of low-sulphur shipping fuel under the spotlight

    • 10 September 2013
    • News story