Minister of State for Public Works and Railways

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Minister of State for Public Works and Railways
Style The Right Honourable
Nominator Prime Minister of Guelphia
Appointer King (or Queen) of Guelphia
Term length At His Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holder Seymour Bagley
Formation 4 February 1878[1]
Final holder Clyde Wright
Abolished 20 October 1972[2]
Succession Guelphian Railways Authority
Salary £7,750[3]

The Minister of State for Public Works and Railways was a member of the Cabinet of Guelphia 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 Guelphia's public works and the railway network. In 1972, the administration of the railways was placed in to the hands of the Guelphian Railways Authority, and the ministerial portfolio was abolished.

Functions and powers

List of Ministers of State for Public Works and Railways

References and notes

  1. 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.
  2. The Guelphian 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
  3. This is the salary of the Minister of State for Public Works and Railways in 1972.

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