The Rt Hon Amber Rudd


Amber Rudd was Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Minister for Women and Equalities between 24 July 2019 and 7 September 2019.

Previous roles in government

  1. Minister for Women and Equalities

    2019 to 2019

  2. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

    2018 to 2019

  3. Minister for Women and Equalities

    2018 to 2018

  4. Secretary of State for the Home Department

    2016 to 2018

  5. Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

    2015 to 2016

  6. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Climate Change

    2014 to 2015

  7. Assistant Government Whip

    2013 to 2014


  1. Women pick jobs closer to family over bigger salary - as government promises to help them reach their financial potential
  2. New flexi job search that’s not just for mums
  3. £100,000 fund to boost mental health support across Cornwall
  4. Record number of women in work as wages continue to outstrip inflation
  5. Social Security Advisory Committee: appointment of interim chair
  6. Lowest paid set to receive sick pay for the first time
  7. Rudd: Working with global partners we can improve women’s prospects in the workplace
  8. Terminally ill benefit claimants deserve a fresh and honest evaluation of the way the system supports them
  9. Thousands of pensioners to benefit from PIP assessment overhaul
  10. Scheme launched to help ex-offenders in Scotland get better employment support