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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The Secretary of State for Transport will shortly be advertising for traffic commissioners for the Welsh and North West of England traffic areas.
(TAP) - The study on the construction of a car production unit in Zarzis, governorate of Medenine (southern Tunisia), has been launched, Secretary of State for Transport Adel Jarboui announced Wednesday.
THE secretary of state for transport has officially opened the first phase of Leeds Bradford Airport's redevelopment.
BARONESS SUGG, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
Riyadh, Rajab 23, 1439,April 09, 2018,SPA --President of General Authority of Civil Aviation Abdulhakim bin Mohammed Al-Tamimi and British Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling signed today a memorandum of cooperation between the General Authority of Civil Aviation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Department for Transport of Britain.
15 March 2018 - The UK Secretary of State for Transport has acquired Saltley Business Park, Birmingham from a subsidiary of UK-based industrial property investor Hansteen Holdings plc (LSE: HSTN), by way of a compulsory purchase order under the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Act 2017, to enable construction of the first phase of the HS2 route, Hansteen said.
In a major highlight for the set, Richard Kimblin QC represented the Secretary of State for Transport in Whitby v Secretary of State for Transport, concerning the impact of a railway infrastructure scheme on a listed building.
Byline: Andy McDonald MP Shadow Secretary of State for Transport d t
In 2010, Hammond became Secretary of State for Transport and was appointed Secretary of State for Defence in 2001.
Alexander was also formerly Secretary of State for Transport, Secretary of State for Scotland and Minister for Europe and he also served as the UK's Governor to the World Bank.
It reads: "In order for the Secretary of State for Transport to ensure proper accountability it is likely that services primarily serving English markets will be placed into other franchises for which the Secretary of State for Transport is the franchising authority."
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