Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport


The minister is responsible for:

  • rail (including housing development)
  • rail security
  • light rail

Current role holder: Paul Maynard

Paul Maynard was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport on 17 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys in May 2010.

Previous holders of this role

  1. Claire Perry

    • 2014 to 2016
  2. Stephen Hammond

    • 2013 to 2014


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  1. Reimagining railways: innovation funding announced

    • News story
  2. East Midlands rail franchise pre-qualification

    • Statement to Parliament
  3. East Midlands rail franchise: 3 firms make the shortlist

    • News story
  4. Work to improve disabled access to toilets on trains and at stations is underway

    • News story
  5. DfT works with consumer experts and the rail industry to help passengers choose the best deal on fares

    • News story
  6. DfT reforms penalty fares to better protect rail passengers

    • News story
  7. Putting passengers first

    • Speech
  8. Compensation payment of 1 month's travel for Southern passengers

    • News story
  9. Government moves to make rail compensation claiming easier

    • News story
  10. Rail update: rail investment in the Great Western route

    • Statement to Parliament