Guy Opperman


Guy Opperman was appointed Minister for Roads and Local Transport at the Department for Transport on 13 November 2023. 

He was previously Minister of State at the Department for Work and Pensions between 13 November 2023 and 27 October 2022, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the same department between 14 June 2017 and 8 September 2022. 

He served as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) from 12 May 2015 to 14 June 2017. He was elected Conservative MP for Hexham in May 2010. 

Championing Freight

Minister Opperman will speak on the ways in which government has and continues to champion the freight sector, from road haulage measures and promoting innovation to facilitating the transition to net zero and implementing the 2022 Future of Freight Plan”