The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP

Biography

Chris Grayling was Secretary of State for Transport from July 2016 to July 2019. He was elected Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell in 2001.

Education

Chris was educated at The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where he studied history.

Political career

Chris served as Minister of State at the Department for Work and Pensions from May 2010 until September 2012. He was Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice from September 2012 until May 2015, and Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons from May 2015 until 14 July 2016.

He also held a number of shadow front bench posts, including Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Secretary of State for Transport.

Previous roles in government

  1. Secretary of State for Transport
  2. Lord President of the Council
  3. Leader of the House of Commons
  4. Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
  5. Minister of State for Employment

Announcements

  1. Annual update on Crossrail 2019
  2. UK government transforming South Wales rail network
  3. DfT to embrace artificial intelligence technology in plans for local roads health-check
  4. DfT injects £348 million into boosting local roads quality
  5. DfT to revolutionise data on traffic works to improve road journeys
  6. Road safety action plan announced to cut road deaths
  7. Government launches call for evidence on carbon offsetting
  8. PM hosts automotive leaders at Downing Street
  9. Electric car chargepoints to be installed in all future homes in world first
  10. £150 million pledged to deliver vital upgrades at Gatwick Airport station