Secretary of State for Transport
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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Transport is the member of the cabinet responsible for the British Department for Transport.wikipedia
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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Transport is the member of the cabinet responsible for the British Department for Transport.
The department is run by the Secretary of State for Transport, currently (since 24 July 2019) Grant Shapps.
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The office used to be called the Minister of Transport and has been merged with the Department for the Environment at various times.
This was created by Edward Heath as a combination of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Public Building and Works on 15 October 1970.
Sir Eric GeddesEric Campbell GeddesSir Eric Campbell Geddes
He then served as the first Minister of Transport between 1919 and 1921, in which position he was responsible for the deep public spending cuts known as the "Geddes Axe".
Wilfrid AshleyLord Mount TempleWilfred William Ashley
He served as Minister of Transport between 1924 and 1929 under Stanley Baldwin.
Lord StonehavenJohn BairdJohn Baird, Baron Stonehaven
Baird was added to the Lloyd George ministry in 1916, and held various junior portfolios until 1922 when he was appointed Minister of Transport and First Commissioner of Works.
David Euan WallaceBilly WallaceCaptain David Euan Wallace MP
Captain David Euan Wallace, MC (20 April 1892 – 9 February 1941) was a British Conservative politician who briefly served as Minister of Transport during World War II.
John Moore-BrabazonLord BrabazonJ.T.C. Moore-Brabazon
He was the first Englishman to pilot a heavier-than-air machine under power in England, and he served as Minister of Transport and Minister of Aircraft Production during World War II.
The Viscount PeelLord PeelWilliam Peel
Two years later he became Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for Transport.
Leslie Hore-Belisha, 1st Baron Hore-BelishaHore-BelishaLeslie Hore Belisha
Hore-Belisha was appointed Minister of Transport in 1934 coming to public prominence at a time when motoring was becoming available to the masses.
Hon. Oliver Stanley The Right Honourable '''Oliver StanleyHon.Oliver Stanley
As Minister of Transport he was responsible for the introduction of a 30 miles per hour speed limit and driving tests for new drivers.
The Earl of CrawfordLord BalcarresLord Balniel
He was made First Commissioner of Works in April 1921, and in April of the following year he was also made Minister of Transport, and restored to the cabinet.
Ministry of ShippingLiner Requisition SchemeBritish Ministry of Shipping
The Ministry of Transport absorbed the Ministry of Shipping and was renamed the Ministry of War Transport in 1941, but resumed its previous name at the end of the war.
In 1941 it was merged into the position of Minister of Transport which was then renamed Minister of War Transport.
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Ernest Marples, Baron MarplesAlfred Ernest MarplesLord Marples
Alfred Ernest Marples, Baron Marples, (9 December 1907 – 6 July 1978) was a British Conservative politician who served as Postmaster General (1957–1959) and Minister of Transport (1959–1964).
Reginald FletcherThe Lord WinsterLord Winster
He was Minister of Civil Aviation under Clement Attlee between 1945 and 1946 and Governor of Cyprus between 1946 and 1949.
Harold Arthur WatkinsonHarold Watkinson, 1st Viscount WatkinsonLord Watkinson
He was Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation between 1955 and 1959 and a cabinet member as Minister of Defence between 1959 and 1962, when he was sacked in the Night of the Long Knives.
Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of BlackburnBarbara A. CastleBarbara Anne Castle
As Minister of Transport (1965–1968) she oversaw the introduction of permanent speed limits, breathalysers and seat belts.
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John PeytonJohn Wynne William PeytonUK Minister for Transport Industries
* John Peyton (Conservative, 15 October 1970 – 4 March 1974)
He served as Minister of Transport (later renamed Minister of Transport Industries in the Department of the Environment) from 1970 to 1974.
Edward Leslie BurginBurginRt Hon. Edward Leslie Burgin
In 1937 Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain appointed Burgin as Minister of Transport.
John ReithLord ReithSir John Reith
When Chamberlain fell, Churchill became Prime Minister and moved Reith to the Ministry of Transport.
Alan Lennox-BoydAlan Tindal Lennox-Boyd The Right Honourable '''Alan Lennox-Boyd
He was a member of Winston Churchill's peacetime government as Minister for Transport and Civil Aviation from 1952 to 1954.
John Boyd-CarpenterLord Boyd-CarpenterJohn Archibald Boyd-Carpenter
In 1954 he was promoted to Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation and appointed a Privy Counsellor.
For a short period in 1924 he was Minister of Transport and Paymaster General in the First Labour Government.