Secretary of State for Transport

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Secretary of State for Transport

Philip Hammond
Took office: 12 May 2010

Style: The Right Honourable
Appointed by: David Cameron
as Prime Minister
First : Eric Geddes
Formation: 19 May 1919
United Kingdom
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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.