Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Kelly Tolhurst MP

Biography

Kelly Tolhurst was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport on 13 February 2020.

She was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from 19 July 2018 to 13 February 2020.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Kelly Tolhurst is responsible for:

  • aviation
  • maritime
  • security and civil contingencies
  • Commons shadow roads

More about this role

Department for Transport

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility)
  2. Assistant Government Whip

Announcements

  1. New international commitment to improve seafarers' rights
  2. UK government and UN commit to protect seafarers and help stabilise global shipping market
  3. Review of Merchant Shipping Regulations
  4. Naming employers who fail to pay minimum wage to be resumed under revamped rules
  5. Government appoints new interim Small Business Commissioner
  6. £56 million to boost business productivity
  7. Banks pledge their support to SMEs through Brexit and beyond in new Charter
  8. Ministers and banks to support small and medium businesses (SMEs) to seize Brexit opportunities
  9. Pregnant women and new parents to get enhanced redundancy protections
  10. Crack down on misuse of Non-Disclosure Agreements in the workplace