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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BRITAIN'S troubled High Speed 2 rail project could be PS22billion over budget and seven years late, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told MPs.
But Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced last week that he had ordered a review into the PS56bn scheme, including "how and whether" the scheme should go ahead.
HEATHROW'S PS14billion plans for a third runway have been thrown into fresh doubt after the Transport Secretary questioned how it will be financed.
TRANSPORT secretary Grant Shapps yesterday cast doubt over Heathrow's third runway after he said there were "questions about whether the whole plan stacks up".
The Transport Secretary has signalled that there could be tougher regulations coming for taxi drivers after concerns were raised at the way they are licensed.
Politicians have hit out at the transport secretary for failing to meet campaigners over plans to dual a north-east road.
Scotland's transport secretary has argued that dualling a major north-east road along its existing route would mean people would lose their homes.
West Midlands Mayor Andy Street, transport secretary Chris Grayling and former Dudley Council leader Patrick Harley all met outside the former Inland Revenue offices in Duncan Edwards Way to discuss the huge re-development plans coming in the future.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transport Secretary Kamran Rehman Khan has been removed from his post, a notification issued on Tuesday said.
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Transport Secretary Kamran Rehman Khan has been removed from his post, a notification issued on Tuesday said.
TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling faced mounting demands for his resignation from MPs across the Commons after a controversial nodeal Brexit ferry contract awarded to a firm with no ships was cancelled.
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