Secretary of State for Transport


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Secretary of State for Transport

The head of the Department for Transport, which is the department of the British government responsible for highway maintenance, motor vehicle registration, the coastguard, and other similar issues. He/she advises the government on transportation issues. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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It will be the last consultation before Transport for London (TfL) seeks permission from the Secretary of State for Transport to start construction.
The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, said in June that "important aspects of Network Rail's investment programme are costing more and taking longer," expressing concerns about its ability to deliver its five-year, PS38 billion investment.
8km long bypass - recently given final ap proval by the Secretary of State for Transport - will run to the north of Mor peth, from Whorral Bank roundabout to the A1 trunk road between Fair moor and Lancaster Park.
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14 THE A19 TRUNK ROAD (TONTINE INTERCHANGE) (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Secretary of State for Transport intends to make an Order on the A19 Trunk Road, in the District of Hambledon, to enable bridge repair works to be carried out in safety.
The UK's Secretary of State for Transport, Member of Parliament Patrick McLoughlin, visited the port last week as part of the announcement, DP World said in a statement.
Patrick McLoughlin, who is the Conservative MP for Derbyshire Dales, was appointed Secretary of State for Transport in September 2012.
Since the beginning of the year, Ms McVey, above, has made repeated representations to the Highways Agency (HA) and said when she did not receive a satisfactory answer she brought the matter to Patrick McLoughlin MP, Secretary of State for Transport.
Thierry Mariani is Secretary of State for Transport for the Minister of Ecology, Sustainable development, Transport and Housing, and a member of the Union for a Popular Movement.
On July 16, 2012, the Secretary of State for Transport announced the investment priorities for Network Rail to deliver in the next investment period (2014-2019).
AN MP is pressing the Secretary of State for Transport for more direct London-Wrexham rail links.
The UK's secretary of state for transport, Patrick McLoughlin, visited Bristol Temple Meads station in Bristol, UK, earlier this month, as it is to be part of an electrification project for the Great Western mainline.
In a reply from Under secretary of state for transport Mike Penning, it was revealed the contract was put out to tender to comply with EU Procurement Directives, and that two bidders have been in discussions with department since May.
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