Secretary of State for Transport
The secretary of state for transport, also referred to as the transport secretary, is a secretary of state in the Government of the United Kingdom, with overall responsibility for the policies of the Department for Transport. The incumbent is a member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom, 16th in the ministerial ranking.
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|Secretary of State|
|Department for Transport|
The Right Honourable
(within the UK and the Commonwealth)
|Status||Secretary of state|
Minister of the Crown
on advice of the Prime Minister
|Formation||19 May 1919|
|First holder||Eric Campbell Geddes|
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The incumbent is Grant Shapps, following his appointment by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in July 2019.