Ministerial role

Minister of State for Schools


The minister’s responsibilities include:

  • teachers and school leaders
  • curriculum, assessment and qualifications (including links with Ofqual)
  • school accountability (including links with Ofsted)
  • dealing with school underperformance and improving school-to-school support
  • school admissions, exclusions, behaviour and attendance and alternative provision

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP

    • 2015 to 2016
  2. The Rt Hon David Laws

    • 2012 to 2015
  3. The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP

    • 2010 to 2012


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