Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Defence Procurement

Responsibilities

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State is responsible for the Equipment Plan, defence industry and exports, science and technology including:

  • Equipment Plan delivery
  • the nuclear enterprise
  • DE&S reform
  • defence exports
  • innovation
  • science and technology including Dstl
  • information computer technology
  • the Gulf and Asia Pacific
  • the Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO)
  • Scotland and Wales

Previous holders of this role

  1. Harriett Baldwin MP

    • 2016 to 2018
  2. Philip Dunne MP

    • 2015 to 2016

Announcements

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  1. Support deal worth £100m agreed for Puma helicopters

    • Press release
  2. Sea Ceptor missile test firing complete at sea

    • News story
  3. Export and SME support leads policy refresh which will keep our industry and military as ‘the envy of the world’, Defence Secretary announces

    • News story
  4. Defence Minister reveals new RAF Squadron at Qatar event

    • News story
  5. HRH The Prince of Wales awards MOD Apprentice of the Year 2017

    • News story
  6. New bullet-proof material unveiled as Defence Minister visits MOD’s research hub

    • News story
  7. New fingerprint chemical to ‘make it much harder for criminals to escape justice’, Defence Minister announces

    • News story
  8. Defence Minister returns to Chelmsford to announce £18m contract to support Royal Navy radar systems

    • News story
  9. Defence Minister visits small Ipswich company which has played big part in Britain’s new aircraft carriers

    • News story
  10. Xbox controllers, Hoverbikes and robotic trucks trialled by British and American Armies

    • News story