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The Department for Transport under Labour: keynote speech by Andy McDonald MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

Wednesday 20 March 2019, 08:45 - 09:45

The Institute for Government was delighted to welcome Andy McDonald MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport to deliver a keynote speech setting out the priorities for the Department for Transport under Labour.

Andy McDonald analysed the current organisational and strategic challenges facing the Department for Transport. He set out the approach which the Labour Party will bring to the department when in government and the principles which will guide Labour’s transport policy.

This event was chaired by Dr Catherine Haddon, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Government.

Andy McDonald was appointed as Shadow Rail Minister in January 2015 and as Shadow Transport Secretary in July 2016. Previously he was a partner in Thompsons Solicitors for more than two decades.

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