Minister of State for Public Works and Railways
|Minister of State for Public Works and Railways|
|Style||The Right Honourable|
|Nominator||Prime Minister of New Ingerland|
|Appointer||King (or Queen) of New Ingerland|
|Term length||At His Majesty's pleasure|
|Formation||4 February 1878|
|Final holder||Clyde Wright|
|Abolished||20 October 1972|
|Succession||New Ingerland Railways Authority|
The Minister of State for Public Works and Railways was a member of the Cabinet of New Ingerland responsible for the administration of the Ministry of Public Works and Railways. Always a relatively junior portfolio, the minister was nevertheless responsible for the administration of all aspects of New Ingerland's public works and the railway network. In 1972, the administration of the railways was placed in to the hands of the New Ingerland Railways Authority, and the ministerial portfolio was abolished.
Functions and powers
List of Ministers of State for Public Works and Railways
References and notes
- The Ministry of Public Works and Railways was established by way of an Order-in-Council at a meeting of Executive Council held on 4 February 1878.
- The New Ingerland Railways Authority was established by the Railways Authority Act, which was proclaimed to commence on 20 October 1972. The constitution of the Authority led to the abolition of the office of Minister of State for Public Works and Railways
- This is the salary of the Minister of State for Public Works and Railways in 1972.