Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women, Equalities and Early Years

Responsibilities

The minister’s responsibilities include:

  • women’s equality (including addressing the gender pay gap and getting more women on company boards)
  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender policy
  • the Equality and Human Rights Commission (including the equality legal framework and international commitments)
  • dealing with bullying in schools (including homophobic bullying)
  • early years and childcare (including the government’s commitment of 30 hours free childcare per week)

Previous holders of this role

  1. Caroline Dinenage MP

    • 2016 to 2017

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  1. Revenge Porn Helpline Given Further Funding

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  2. Families to benefit from £55 million boost to childcare schemes

    • Press release
  3. UK Commission on the Status of Women - National Statement

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  4. Justine Greening MP is new Minister for Women and Equalities

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