|Secretary of State for Transport|
|Style||The Right Honourable|
|Number of Transport Secretaries||23|
The Transport Secretary, known in full as the Secretary of State for Transport, is an official within the Government of the United Kingdom and head of the Department for Transport. The office is a cabinet-level position. The current Transport Secretary is DMcGovern, who was appointed by former Prime Minister RayApparently on 27 February 2017.
The Transport Secretary has four strategic objectives:
- Sustain economic growth and improved productivity through reliable and efficient transport networks.
- Improve the environmental performance of transport.
- Strengthen the safety and security of transport.
- Enhance access to jobs, services, and social networks, including for the most disadvantaged people.
The Transport Secretary often works closely with the Secretary of State for the Home Department and the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs due to the overlap between their respective roles.
Statements of Intent and Departmental Reviews
Education Secretaries have produced the following statements of intent and departmental reviews:
List of Transport Secretaries
|Transport Secretary||Alternative Role||Party||Took office||Left office|
|dogtanian||Liberal||December 2005||January 2006|
|Kondar||Liberal||January 2006||May 2006|
|law:portal||Conservative||June 2006||November 2006|
|Nightowl||Labour||June 2008||November 2008|
|calcium878||Conservative||November 2008||May 2009|
|Norfolkadam||Libertarian||September 2010||October 2010|
|Nothos||Conservative||November 2010||March 2011|
|thunder_chunky||Liberal||April 2011||October 2011|
|Morgsie||Liberal||October 2011||March 2012|
|Internetguru||Conservative||April 2012||May 2012|
|Rakas21||Conservative||May 2012||September 2012|
|tufc||UKIP||April 2013||August 2013|
|Tactical Nuclear Penguin||UKIP||September 2013||March 2014|
|Mechie||Labour||April 2014||October 2014|
|Saracen's Fez||Labour||May 2015||July 2015|
|Actaeon||Liberal||July 2015||August 2015|
|emiloujess||(combined with Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government)||Liberal||October 2015||November 2015|
|Tahret||(combined with Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government)||Liberal||November 2015||December 2015|
|United1892||Labour||December 2015||February 2016|
|LovepreetDhillon||Labour||February 2016||April 2016|
|joecphillips||Minister for Transport||Liberal||April 2016||June 2016|
|Rakas21||Secretary of State for Infrastructure||Conservative||April 2016||August 2016|
|CheeseIsVeg||Labour||November 2016||February 2017|
|DMcGovern||Secretary of State for Transport, Infrastructure and Nationalisation (February 2017 – August 2017)
Secretary of State for Infrastructure and Housing (August 2017 – present)