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The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved. The department is run by the Secretary of State for Transport, currently Patrick McLoughlin (since 4 September 2012). [1]
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Frequently met organisations

Andrew Adonis (Lord Adonis)
Minister of State for Transport, Department for Transport [0]
3 Oct 2008 - 5 Jun 2009
Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport [0]
5 Jun 2009 - 11 May 2010

Mike Penning MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport [0]

Norman Baker MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport [0]

The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP
Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport [0]

The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP
Minister of State for Transport, Department for Transport [0]

June 2011

DfT met the following for introductory meeting:
Balfour Beatty
Business Services Association
Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership

DfT met the following to discuss Aviation issues:
Booker Gliding Club
Steve Baker

DfT met the following to discuss Biofuels:
ActionAid
Friends of the Earth

DfT met the following to discuss Bus Service Operators' Grant:
Bakers Coaches
Karen Bradley

DfT met the following to discuss Emergency rail performance:
Network Rail
South West Trains

DfT met the following to discuss Rail issues:
Association of Train Operating Companies ~2 times
Stagecoach Group

DfT met the following to discuss Rail performance:
Rail Delivery Group
all Train Operating Companies and regulators

DfT met Abellio for Catch-up meeting.

DfT met ITSO for general catch-up meeting.

DfT met Passenger Focus for regular catch-up meeting.

DfT met Regus to discuss Alternatives to travel .

DfT met business4Life to discuss Alternatives to travel.

DfT met National Express to discuss Catch-up meeting .

DfT met Road Haulage Association to discuss Freight issues .

DfT met Institute of Grocery Distribution to discuss Freight issues.

DfT met Hitachi to discuss Intercity Express Programme.

DfT met Port of Dover to discuss Maritime issues .

DfT met Safezone to discuss Maritime issues.

DfT met Retail Motor Industry Federation to discuss Motoring issues.

DfT met General Aviation Alliance to discuss Olympic aviation issues.

DfT met FT's Summer Party to discuss Social Event.

May 2011

DfT met the following for introductory meeting:
Masternaut
Ryanair
Siemens AG
Terrington Management

DfT met the following to discuss Regeneration:
Kent County Council
Kent International Airport
Roger Gale

DfT met the following to discuss Aviation issues:
National Air Traffic Services
Vancouver Airport Services

DfT met the following to discuss Bio-ethanol:
Ensus
Ian Swales

DfT met the following to discuss Environmental issues:
Corporate Development
Energy Technologies Institute

DfT met the following to discuss Maritime issues:
Bembridge Harbour
Lights Advisory Committee

DfT met the following to discuss South Eastern Airports Taskforce:
Civil Aviation Authority
National Air Traffic Services

DfT met the following to discuss Volcanic ash:
British Airways
easyJet

DfT met Passenger Focus for general catch-up.

DfT met Local Sustainable Transport Fund Expert Panel for Inception meeting.

DfT met Litchfield Commuters Club for introductory meeting .

DfT met Network Rail for regular catch-up meeting.

DfT met Stagecoach Group to discuss general transport issues.

DfT met London Underground to discuss London Underground.

DfT met Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders to discuss Low Carbon Technologies .

DfT met United Kingdom Major Ports Group to discuss Maritime issues .

DfT met Enterprise Rent-A-Car to discuss Motoring issues.

DfT met Network Rail to discuss Rail issues.

DfT met Greenergy to discuss Renewable Energy Directive and Fuel Quality Directive .

DfT met Association of Chief Police Officers to discuss Road issues.

DfT met RED Driving School to discuss Road Safety .

DfT met Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to discuss Safety issues.

DfT met Transport for London to discuss Smart Ticketing.

DfT met Virgin Group to discuss West Coast Main Line.

April 2011

DfT met the following for introductory meeting:
Arriva
Infosecurity Europe
Low Cost Holidays
Tram Power

DfT met the following for introductory meeting :
BAA Ltd
Ferrovial Airports

DfT met the following to discuss Aviation issues:
Airbus
Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign

DfT met the following to discuss Interview:
Alun Thorne
Birmingham Post

DfT met the following to discuss Media Interview:
Duncan Hooper
Manchester Evening News

DfT met Civil Engineering Contractors Association for follow-up meeting.

DfT met British Parking Association for general catch-up.

DfT met 20's Plenty for Us to discuss 20 mph zones.

DfT met Passenger Transport Executive Group to discuss Bus Service Operators' Grant .

DfT met Drivers' Alliance to discuss Driving issues .

DfT met Freight Transport Association to discuss Freight issues.

DfT met Maritime UK to discuss Maritime issues.

DfT met Motor Sports Association to discuss Motoring .

March 2011

DfT met the following for introductory meeting:
Hook Marine Systems
United Airlines
Virgin Group

DfT met the following to discuss aviation issues:
Association of British Travel Agents
HACAN ClearSkies
United Parcel Service

DfT met the following to discuss Haulage issues:
Lloyd's List
Richard Mead Editor

DfT met Confederation of British Industry for introductory meeting with new Director-general.

DfT met Joint Committee on Mobility of Blind and Partially Sighted People to discuss accessibility issues .

DfT met Freight Transport Association to discuss freight issues.

DfT met Association of British Drivers to discuss local transport issues.

DfT met Sullom Voe Terminal to discuss maritime issues.

DfT met Institute of Advanced Motorists to discuss motoring issues.

DfT met ExxonMobil to discuss the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) and Renewable Energy Directive (RED).

February 2011

DfT met the following to discuss aviation issues:
Astrium
Flybe

DfT met the following to discuss bus issues:
Arriva
Bus Users UK

DfT met the following to discuss community rail issues:
Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) Community Rail
Big Society Conference

DfT met the following to discuss maritime issues:
Port of Tyne
Teesport

DfT met the following to discuss motoring issues:
Driving Instructors Association
Retail Motor Industry Federation

DfT met the following to discuss rail issues:
Go-Ahead
Hitachi

DfT met International Airlines Group for introductory meeting .

DfT met Freight Transport Association to discuss freight issues.

DfT met National Limousine & Chauffeur Association to discuss Limousine and Chauffeur Regulations.

DfT met Campaign for Better Transport to discuss local transport issues.

DfT met British Parking Association to discuss parking issues.

DfT met Network Rail to discuss Routine stakeholder engagement.

January 2011

DfT met the following to discuss Routine stakeholder engagement:
Bombardier
Greengauge 21
Passenger Focus

DfT met the following for introductory meeting:
Axeon
Bechtel

DfT met the following to discuss bus issues:
Bus Partnership Forum
Go-Ahead Group

DfT met the following to discuss parking issues:
Councillor Ken Gregory
Parking And Traffic Regulations Outside London

DfT met Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Trailblazers to discuss accessibility issues.

DfT met SITA UK Information Networking to discuss aviation issues.

DfT met Royal Society for the Protection of Birds to discuss biofuels and land use issues.

DfT met British Cycling to discuss cycle racing on the Highway.

DfT met Cycle to Work Alliance to discuss cycling issues.

DfT met Campaign for Better Transport to discuss rail and aviation issues.

DfT met West Midlands Fire Service to discuss road safety issues.

DfT met London Taxis International to discuss taxis issues.

DfT met Microsoft to discuss travel issues.

DfT met Weber Shandwick Public Affairs to discuss urban transport and economic growth.

December 2010

DfT met the following for introductory meeting:
Druglink
Institute of Directors
Mott MacDonald
Truckers World
easyJet

DfT met the following to discuss Spending Review Issues:
Construction Products Association
UK Contractors Group

DfT met RAC Foundation for Winter Weather meeting.

DfT met Manchester Airport Group Plc to discuss Aviation issues.

DfT met Confederation of Passenger Transport to discuss Concessionary Fares Issues.

DfT met Chamber of Shipping to discuss Maritime issues.

DfT met Wheels to Work to discuss Motor Cycle Issues.

DfT met Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders to discuss Motoring issues.

DfT met Rail Freight Group to discuss Rail issues.

DfT met South Yorkshire Police road safety representatives to discuss Road safety issues.

DfT met Campaign for Better Transport to discuss Transport Planning Issues.

November 2010

DfT met the following to discuss Rail issues:
Agility trains
Kelsvedon Rail Users Association
Network Rail
Priti Patel MP

DfT met the following for catch-up meeting:
IBM
Transport Research Laboratories
Welcome Break

DfT met the following to discuss Biofuels Issues:
Carbon Trust
Renewable Fuels Agency

DfT met the following to discuss Coach Industry Issues:
Coach Industry
Confederation of Passenger Transport

DfT met the following to discuss Sustainability Issues:
FirstGroup
National Business Travel Network

DfT met Confederation of British Industry for Post Spending Review meeting.

DfT met Disability Groups to discuss Bus Equality Issues.

DfT met The Association of Transport Coordinating Officers to discuss Bus Service Issues.

DfT met Energy Technologies Institute to discuss Carbon Issues.

DfT met Confederation of Passenger Transport to discuss Concessionary Bus Travel Issues.

DfT met National Federation of the Blind to discuss Equality Issues.

DfT met Asphalt Industry Alliance to discuss Local Transport Issues.

DfT met Trades Union Congress to discuss Local Transport/Bus Issues.

DfT met RAC Foundation to discuss Motoring issues.

DfT met South Yorkshire Police road safety representatives to discuss Road Safety Issues.

DfT met British Chambers of Commerce to discuss Spending Review Issues.

DfT met British Chambers of Commerce to discuss Transport Funding and Challenges.

DfT met End to End Journey Roundtable – Various Organisations to discuss Transport Issues.

October 2010

DfT met the following to discuss Aviation issues:
Aviation Consumer Advocacy Panel
DHL
Dunkin Associates

DfT met the following to discuss Rail issues:
Abellio
Serco Group plc
Trainline.com Limited

DfT met the following to discuss Biofuels Issues:
Neste Oil
Royal Dutch Shell

DfT met the following to discuss Freight issues:
Freight Transport Association
Freight by Water

DfT met RAC Foundation for Winter Weather meeting.

DfT met Car Club Roundtable Meeting – Various Organisations to discuss Car Sharing Issues.

DfT met Confederation of British Industry to discuss climate change Issues.

DfT met Association of Community Rail Partnerships to discuss Community Rail issues.

DfT met Yorkshire and Humber Chambers of Commerce to discuss Local Transport Issues.

DfT met The Royal National Lifeboat Institution to discuss Marine issues.

DfT met Campaign to Protect Rural England to discuss Rail and aviation issues.

DfT met School Bus Safety Group to discuss Road safety issues.

DfT met South West Local Authorities to discuss South West transport issues.

DfT met RAC Foundation to discuss Winter Resilience Issues.

September 2010

DfT met the following to discuss aviation issues:
BMI
Board of Airline Representatives in the UK

DfT met the following to discuss road schemes:
A30 Dual Group
Dan Rogerson

DfT met the following to discuss ship-to-ship transfers:
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Thomas Docherty

DfT met the following to discuss shipping issues:
Portland Ports
Richard Drax

DfT met the following to discuss sustainable travel:
Friends of the Earth
Sustrans

DfT met Campaign for Clean Air in London to discuss air quality.

DfT met Berkerley Group Holdings to discuss Crossrail issues.

DfT met Performance Consultants to discuss driver training.

DfT met Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders to discuss electric vehicles.

DfT met Port of London Authority to discuss port issues.

DfT met Angel Trains to discuss rail issues.

DfT met Railway Safety and Standards Board to discuss rail research.

DfT met Skills for Logistics to discuss work of skills for Logistics.

DfT met The Automobile Association for introductory meeting with Secretary of State.

August 2010

DfT met the following to discuss rail issues:
Alstrom
FirstGroup
Interfleet Technology
Samaritans

DfT met the following to discuss aviation issues:
Gatwick Airport
WWF-UK

DfT met the following to discuss transport in London:
London First
Transport for London

DfT met British Chambers of Commerce for introductory meeting.

DfT met Network Rail for regular update meeting.

July 2010

DfT met the following to discuss Public Transport Crime Issues on 21 July 2010:
Association of Train Operating Companies
British Transport Police
Confederation for Passenger Transport
Passenger Focus

DfT met the following to discuss train services at Wandsworth Road and Clapham High Street Stations and the future of Waterloo Station on 28 July 2010:
Clapham transport users group
Kate Hoey
Save the South London Line
The Clapham Society

DfT met the following for introductory meeting:
Abellio 20 Jul
Associated British Ports 13 Jul
Stagecoach Group 8 Jul
UK Major Ports Group 13 Jul

DfT met the following to discuss Northern Hub and Northern rail carriages on 26 July 2010:
Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority
Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive
MPs

DfT met the following to discuss light dues on 1 July 2010:
A.P. Moller-Maersk Group
Independent Light Dues Forum

DfT met the following to discuss road safety:
Brake 6 Jul
Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety 14 Jul

DfT met the following to discuss transport issues:
Energy Savings Trust 5 Jul
FirstGroup 27 Jul

DfT met National Pensioners Convention to discuss current concessionary travel scheme on 5 July 2010.

DfT met Dover Harbour Board to discuss Dover on 21 July 2010.

DfT met British Air Transport Association to discuss economic regulation of UK airports and the role of the Civil Aviation Authority on 27 July 2010.

DfT met Association of Train Operating Companies to discuss Franchising policy on 15 July 2010.

DfT met Retail Motor Industry Federation to discuss MOT testing on 27 July 2010.

DfT met Transport for London to discuss National agenda issues on 14 July 2010.

DfT met DB Schenker to discuss Rail Freight issues on 1 July 2010.

DfT met Hitachi to discuss rail Issues on 9 July 2010.

DfT met Record Plc to discuss Railway Pensions on 19 July 2010.

DfT met National Joint Utilities Group to discuss street works on 12 July 2010.

DfT met Passenger Transport Executive Group to discuss the cost of crime on transport on 21 July 2010.

DfT met Greenergy to discuss the use of alternative fuel supplies on 6 July 2010.

DfT met Virgin Group to discuss the West Coast Franchise Agreement on 26 July 2010.

DfT met DTEC International to discuss Drug testing device presentation on 26 July 2010.

DfT met Institute of Advanced Motorists to discuss Road safety on 22 July 2010.

June 2010

DfT met the following to discuss aviation issues:
Aviation Environment Federation 24 Jun
BMI ~2 times
British Airways ~2 times
British Transport Association ~2 times
Flybe ~2 times
HACAN Skies 24 Jun
Monarch Airlines ~2 times
TUI Travel ~2 times
Thomas Cook Group ~2 times
Virgin Group ~2 times
easyJet ~2 times

DfT met the following to discuss increasing the numbers of walkers on 21 June 2010:
Living Streets
The Ramblers
Walk England

DfT met the following to discuss light rail:
Party Associates 21 Jun
Sustraco Ltd 28 Jun

DfT met Bicycle Helmet Initiative Trust to discuss bicycle safety on 29 June 2010.

DfT met British Cycling to discuss cycling issues on 28 June 2010.

DfT met Civic Voice to discuss developing high quality public spaces on 23 June 2010.

DfT met Bombardier to discuss Diesel Multiple Units for Chiltern and London Midland on 29 June 2010.

DfT met Directly Operated Railways to discuss East Coast mainline on 1 June 2010.

DfT met Association of Train Operating Companies to discuss Franchising Policy on 29 June 2010.

DfT met IBM to discuss Intelligent Transport systems on 8 June 2010.

DfT met Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive to discuss rail issues on 23 June 2010.

DfT met Trades Union Congress to discuss seafarers pay on 24 June 2010.

DfT met WWF-UK for discussion on alternatives to transport on 7 June 2010.

DfT met Concateno PLC to discuss Drug testing device presentation on 21 June 2010.

May 2010

DfT met the following to discuss transport issues on 27 May 2010:
Aviation Environment Federation ~2 times
Campaign for Better Transport
Campaign to Protect Rural England ~2 times
Friends of the Earth ~2 times
Green Alliance ~2 times
Greenpeace ~2 times
National Trust ~2 times
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds ~2 times
WWF-UK ~2 times

DfT met the following to discuss aviation Issues on 17 May 2010:
British Airways
Unite the Union

DfT met the following for introductory meeting:
BAA Ltd 26 May
Network Rail 24 May

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