Press release

New ministerial appointments September 2017: DfE and DIT

Rona Fairhead CBE is new Minister for the Department of International Trade and Sir Theodore Agnew DL is Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Department for Education.

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The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Rona Fairhead CBE as an unpaid Minister of State at the Department for International Trade. This follows the recent departure from Government of Lord Price CVO.

Her Majesty has also been pleased to approve the appointment of Sir Theodore Agnew DL as an unpaid Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education on the departure from Government of Lord Nash.

Her Majesty has been pleased to signify Her intention of conferring peerages of the United Kingdom for Life on Rona Fairhead and Sir Theodore Agnew.

Published 28 September 2017