Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity

The Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity is a position in the Scottish Government Cabinet. The Cabinet Secretary has responsibilities for infrastructure, transport and energy. The Cabinet Secretary is assisted by the Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands.[1]

Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity
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Incumbent
Michael Matheson MSP

since 26 June 2018
StyleCabinet Secretary
AppointerFirst Minister
FormationJune 2016
Websitewww.gov.scot

The current Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity is Michael Matheson, who was appointed in June 2018.

OverviewEdit

ResponsibilitiesEdit

The responsibilities of the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity include:

  • Transport and public transport
  • Infrastructure investment policy
  • Cities & City Deals
  • Town centres
  • Energy and energy consents
  • Renewable energy industries
  • Connectivity, including 100% broadband
  • Cross government co-ordination on islands.

Public bodiesEdit

The following public bodies report to the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity:

List of office holdersEdit

Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and ConnectivityEdit

Name Portrait Entered office Left office Party First Minister
Michael Matheson   26 June 2018 Incumbent Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Cabinet appointed". Scottish Government. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2018.

External linksEdit