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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Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said:Our plan for passengers is delivering real improvements for those who use Thameslink services.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin "paused" upgrades on the Midland Main Line and TransPennine routes after the election.
A REPORT paving the way for a 20 minute high speed rail link between Liverpool and Manchester has been launched in Liverpool by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin.
Josh Fenton-Glynn met Labour's Shadow Transport Secretary Michael Dugher on the platform at Brighouse station.
The Labour MP for Middlesbrough said Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin showed "ignorance" by believing representatives from five North cities could also speak for the Tees Valley.
Labour claims Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has overseen a 42 per cent cut from PS43 million to PS25million a year.
THE Transport secretary has been told he should 'follow his heart' and give the North more cash.
FULL-BODY scanners are to be introduced at Cardiff Airport next year, the UK Transport Secretary has announced.
I WAS intrigued by your article of July 17, in which the Transport Secretary is reported to have said "More than 700 graduate trainees and apprentices are already working on HS2.
PLANS to raise the motorway speed limit to 80mph have been consigned to the slow lane after Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said the move was "not a priority".
The policy was launched in 2011 by then transport secretary Philip Hammond, who claimed the 70mph limit had been "discredited" and a rise to 80mph would boost the economy.
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced a Paving Bill, which once passed by Parliament will set time scales, provide finance and give the minister authority to crack on with the development of the HS2 routes linking London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.
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