Department for Transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) is the United Kingdom government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved. The department is run by the Secretary of State for Transport, currently (since 24 July 2019) Grant Shapps.

Department for Transport
Department overview
Formed29 May 2002; 19 years ago (2002-05-29)
JurisdictionUnited Kingdom
HeadquartersGreat Minster House, Horseferry Road, London
Annual budget£2.9 billion; 2019–20[1]
Minister responsible
Department executive
Child agencies
Websitewww.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-transport

The expenditure, administration and policy of the Department for Transport are scrutinised by the Transport Committee.[2]


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