Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport

Responsibilities

The minister is responsible for:

  • aviation
  • transport security
  • international
  • EU and EU exit
  • legislation in the Lords
  • corporate
  • civil contingencies

Current role holder: Baroness Sugg CBE

Baroness Sugg CBE was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport on 27 October 2017. She was a Government Whip (Baroness in Waiting) from 15 June 2017. Baroness Sugg became a Conservative life peer on 30 August 2016.

Career outside politics

Baroness Sugg previously served as Director of Operations and Campaigns at Downing Street under David Cameron.

She was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 Dissolution Honours.

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  1. Government puts consumers at heart of the aviation industry

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  2. Airline Insolvency Review to examine protection for air passengers

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  3. Aviation Minister pledges to help aviation sector prosper

    • Speech
  4. Industry roundtable on aviation security

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  5. Aviation Minister hails 10-year high in Newcastle air passenger numbers

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  6. Government commits £1.8 million to fund innovation in aviation security

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  7. Government champion raises profile for general aviation

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  8. Aviation Minister meets apprentices on visit to Luton Airport

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  9. Tough new penalties for misuse of lasers

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  10. New powers for police to address illegal and unsafe use of drones

    • News story