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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