Jesse Norman MP steps up to take promotion to Minister for DfT

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Jesse Norman moves up from Parliamentary Under Secretary of State to Minister of State for department of Transport.

Jesse Norman, MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire, a former Barclays director, graduate of Oxford University and post-graduate of UCL was promoted Monday of this week (Nov 12) to transport minister after last week's resignation of Jo Johnson in regard to Brexit.

Jesse Norman was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Transport from June 2017 to 9 November 2018. He joined the DfT following the General Election in June 2017, to take over a portfolio which included road safety and cycling and walking policy. January 2018, he took responsibility for electric and autonomous vehicles, as well as Highways England.

Minister, Jesse Norman is responsible for:

cycling and walking policy

electric and autonomous vehicles

Future of Mobility

Highways England and strategic roads

international vehicle standards

light rail

local roads policy and funding

Major Roads Network

motoring agencies

road freight

road safety


transport and the environment

transport technology (including digital)


Andrew Jones, a former freight Minister has re-joined the Department as the new Rail Minister.

Last modified on Friday, 16 November 2018 20:06