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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cost of project early The Picc-Vic tunnel succeeded in getting the first when legislation was passed in 1972, but was derailed by the Minister for Transport Industries, John Peyton, who could not justify the costs of the project to a cost-cutting chancellor.
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