Media enquiries

Contact information for the Department for Transport's press office.

Contact information for the Department for Transport’s press office.

Journalists should call our central newsdesk on 020 7944 3021.

This media-only line operates from Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm. For urgent media enquiries outside of these hours, please call 020 7944 4292.

If you are not a member of the media, please contact the general enquiries switchboard on 0300 330 3000.

DfT media contacts

Head of News

Tom Whitehead
Telephone: 020 7944 3089

Deputy Head of News

Tom Bennett
Telephone: 020 7944 4778

Newsdesk

Senior Press Officer: Robert Cooper
Telephone: 020 7944 3021

Press Officers:
Jaber Mohamed, Christine Casely, Sameena Rizwi and Tom Ambrose Telephone: 020 7944 3021

Aviation, maritime and roads

Chief Press Officer: Ray Sadri
Telephone: 020 7944 2903

Aviation and maritime desk

Senior Press Officer: Liz Harwood
Telephone: 020 7944 3118

Press Officer: Andrew Dickens
Telephone: 020 7944 0236

Roads desk

Senior Press Officer: Jack Short
Telephone: 020 7944 3296

Press Officer: Hywel Barrett
Telephone: 020 7944 3066

Technology desk

Senior Press Officer: Nadina Mustafa
Telephone: 020 7944 2662

Rail, HS2 and major projects

Chief Press Officer: James Gosling
Telephone: 020 7944 3108

Rail desk

Senior Press Officer: Jamie Ballantyne
Telephone: 020 7944 3933

Press Officer: Sally King
Telephone: 0207 944 3277

Press Officer: James Taylor
Telephone: 0207 944 0287

HS2 and major projects desk

Senior Press Officer: Paul Malley
Telephone: 020 7944 3232

Press Officer: Becky Middleton
Telephone: 020 7944 0222