International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Speakers
Robert Goodwill
Parliamentary Undersecretary of State
Department for Transport, UK
Speaker
Rail: Connectivity, capacity and liberalisation
17:00 - 18:30Thursday, 28 May 2015

Robert Goodwill was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary at the Department for Transport, UK in 2013. Prior to this, he was appointed by the Prime Minister David Cameron as an Assistant Government Whip and shortly after this was promoted to Pairing Whip in the Government Whips' Office. In 2005 Goodwill was elected as a Member of Parliament for Scarborough and Whitby, and served 18 months as a Member of the Transport Select Committee. In 2006, he was promoted to the front bench, serving in the Opposition Whips’ office having departmental responsibilities for DEFRA business. Goodwill was re-elected for a second term in the UK’s General Election of 2010.