Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • industrial strategy
  • small business and enterprise (including access to finance)
  • consumer and competition (including competition law)
  • labour markets
  • postal affairs (including Royal Mail)
  • corporate governance
  • insolvency
  • retail sector

Current role holder: Andrew Griffiths MP

Andrew Griffiths was appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 9 January 2018.

He was a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) from 17 July 2016 to 8 January 2018.

He was elected Conservative MP for Burton in May 2010.

Previous holders of this role

  1. Margot James MP

    • 2016 to 2018

Announcements

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  1. Government announces new appointments to the Low Pay Commission

    • News story
  2. Don’t fall victim to rogue health supplement companies

    • Press release
  3. HMRC saves public £2.4M by stopping fraudsters

    • Press release
  4. Revealed: The worst explanations for not appointing women to FTSE company boards

    • News story
  5. 200,000 receive back pay as HMRC enforces National Minimum Wage

    • Press release
  6. Director of Labour Market Enforcement calls for measures to tackle exploitation of low paid workers

    • Press release
  7. Crackdown on abuse of UK businesses for foreign money laundering

    • Press release
  8. Crackdown on touts using robots to rip off real fans

    • Press release
  9. New laws to better protect millions of Brits who book holidays online

    • Press release
  10. New rules will protect fans from ticket touting

    • Press release