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9th Roads Minister in 9 years

On July 5, 2019, in DfT, Highways England, by PeterSilverman

Michael Ellis, MP for Northampton North, was appointed as a Minister of State at the Department for Transport on 23 May 2019. His responsibilities include the Highways England network of motorways and strategic roads.

He replaces Jesse Norman who became Paymaster General and Financial Secretary to the Treasury.

Michael Ellis is the 9th Roads Minister since January 2010. The average time spent in the job is just under 1 year and a month.

This is no way to run the network

Ministerial merry-go round at DEFRA and the DfT

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Peter Silverman
5th July 2019


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