Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

Responsibilities

The minister is responsible for:

  • high speed rail (HS2)
  • devolution including Northern Powerhouse
  • motoring agencies
  • local transport
  • road and vehicle safety and standards
  • buses and taxis
  • traffic management
  • sustainable accessible travel (including walking and cycling)
  • smart ticketing

Previous holders of this role

  1. Andrew Jones MP

    • 2015 to 2017

Announcements

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  1. Government confirms £173.5 million funding to improve transport in Leeds

    • News story
  2. Government publishes £1.2 billion plan to increase cycling and walking

    • News story
  3. Driving test changes: 4 December 2017

    • News story
  4. New minibuses to improve rural mobility

    • News story
  5. Bidding opens for £490 million road funding

    • News story
  6. Law change provides equal treatment for disabled taxi users

    • News story
  7. DfT motoring agencies: business plans for 2017 to 2018

    • Statement to Parliament
  8. Bus Services Bill: English votes for English laws

    • Statement to Parliament
  9. £625,000 for England’s Economic Heartland to help shape its future transport priorities

    • Speech
  10. DVSA non-executive chair appointed for first time

    • News story