Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Organisations: Ministry of Justice

Responsibilities

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State leads on the following:

  • Cross-cutting criminal justice system issues
  • Criminal law
  • Sentencing
  • Court and tribunal services and reform
  • Administrative justice
  • Devolved Administrations and devolution
  • Human rights
  • Court and tribunal fees
  • Supporting the Secretary of State on EU exit and international business
  • Supporting the Secretary of State on departmental finance
  • Shadow Commons minister for Lord Keen’s portfolio

Previous holders of this role

  1. Chris Philp MP

    2019 to 2020

  2. Edward Argar MP

    2018 to 2019

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