Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Investment

Responsibilities

The Minister for Investment leads on investment promotion across all sectors. This includes:

  • outward direct investment
  • foreign direct investment
  • delivery of trade and investment promotion through overseas partners
  • policy direction on topics such as mergers and acquisitions
  • the Export Control Organisation (ECO)
  • business planning and forecasting

DIT ministerial lead for the following sectors:

  • financial services
  • advanced manufacturing and aerospace
  • automotive
  • bio-economy
  • consumer, creative and education

Previous holders of this role

  1. Mark Garnier MP

    • 2016 to 2018

Announcements

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  1. Economic talks herald Golden Era in UK-China relations

    • News story
  2. UK and Kazakhstan strengthen trade ties

    • Speech
  3. Creative partnerships strengthen trade ties between UK and China

    • Press release
  4. New £1.3 billion property portfolio to drive investment in Northern Ireland

    • Press release
  5. Department for International Trade announces new initiatives to support UK education exports

    • Press release
  6. UK to start new ‘trade dialogue’ with Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

    • News story
  7. Demand for UK education expertise is growing worldwide

    • Speech
  8. Exporting in Style: UK fashion exports top £10.7 billion

    • Press release
  9. Greg Hands to take over responsibility for trade policy as Lord Price pursues business and writing interests

    • Press release
  10. Bid to boost bilateral trade in Malaysia and South Korea

    • News story