Changes at DfT - Jo Johnson now Minister with London role

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John Hayes CBE MP, Minister of State for Transport Legislation & Maritime at the DfT has resigned today (09 Jan 2018) . He will be replaced by Jo Johnson MP who moves from BEIS where his portfolio included Universities, Science, Research & Innovation.

The Junior Minister's responsibilities include

    -taxi policy
   - transport legislation and Parliamentary liaison and coordination
    -transport skills
    -maritime policy

Johnson's time at the DfT will be shared by his additional responsibilities as Minister for London at the Dept for Communities and Local Government. This liaison role with the Greater London Authority will also have a transport dimension, likely involving Transport for London (TfL) and topics such as Heathrow expansion.

Chris Grayling MP continues as Secretary of State for Transport.

Last modified on Tuesday, 16 January 2018 23:31