Grant Shapps succeeds Chris Grayling as transport secretary

Newly installed Transport Secretary Grant Shapps arrives for a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street, London.

Grant Shapps has replaced Chris Grayling as Secretary of State for Transport as part of newly installed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle. Shapps was most recently Minister for State for International Development, having been chairman of the Conservative Party before this. He replaces Grayling after a difficult period that saw the Public Accounts Committee accuse the DfT of failing road transport over Brexit, and UK based international hauliers attacking the allocation process for ECMT permits. There was also the […]