Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Exports)

Current role holder: Mike Freer MP


The Minister for Export’s responsibilities include:

  • export promotion across all sectors
  • UK Export Finance (UKEF)
  • the Trade Envoy programme
  • world events, including Dubai Expo 2021

He also supports the Secretary of State with:

  • delivering an Export Strategy to boost exports across the UK
  • supporting small and medium sized businesses to export
  • trade missions and trade shows
  • the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) contribution to the GREAT campaign
  • investment policy in the House of Commons

Current role holder

Mike Freer MP

Mike Freer was appointed Minister for Exports and Minister for Equalities in September 2021.

He was first elected as a Member of Parliament for Finchley and Golders Green in May 2010. Mike was Assistant Government Whip between June 2017 and July 2018. He was also Lord Commissioner of the Treasury from July 2018 to December 2019 and served as Comptroller of HM Household from December 2019 to September 2021.

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Previous holders of this role

  1. Graham Stuart MP

    2020 to 2021