Ministerial role

Minister for Women

Responsibilities

The Minister for Women has overall responsibility for policy on gender equality.

Current role holder: Victoria Atkins MP

Victoria Atkins MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Home Office on 9 November 2017.

She was elected Conservative MP for Louth and Horncastle in May 2015.

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP

    • 2017 to 2018
  2. The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan

    • 2014 to 2014

Announcements

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  1. Government announces winners of funding to celebrate centenary year of suffrage

    • News story
  2. Centenary Cities: 100 years of votes for women

    • News story
  3. Government announces landmark campaign to inspire next generation of engineers

    • News story
  4. Career break returner programmes launched to help people back to work

    • News story
  5. Funding to prevent female genital mutilation and forced marriage

    • Press release
  6. DCMS joins the 30% Club

    • News story
  7. £30 million fund to secure supply of engineers and boost number of women in sector

    • Press release
  8. Women’s Business Council publishes ‘One Year On’ report

    • News story
  9. Over 2000 new jobs and apprenticeships from leading STEM organisations

    • News story
  10. Ministerial appointments: April 2014

    • Press release