Secretary of State for Transport

United Kingdom government cabinet minister

The Secretary of State for Transport is the member of the cabinet responsible for the British Department for Transport. The role has had a high turnover as new appointments are blamed for the failures of decades of their predecessors. The office used to be called the Minister of Transport, and has been merged with the Department for the Environment at various times.

United Kingdom
Secretary of State for Transport
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Incumbent
Mark Harper

since 25 October 2022
Department for Transport
StyleThe Right Honourable
(Formal prefix)
Transport Secretary
AppointerCharles III
Inaugural holderEric Geddes
Formation19 May 1919
Websitewww.gov.uk