Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Defence Procurement)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP


Anne-Marie Trevelyan was first elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Berwick-upon-Tweed constituency at the 2015 general election.

A chartered accountant by trade, Anne-Marie sat on the House of Commons’ Public Accounts Committee from July 2015 to May 2017 and December 2018 to July 2019. She has previously served as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Defence. As an MP, she has campaigned with colleagues for greater autism awareness and has focussed on the Armed Forces Covenant.

She was appointed as Minister for Defence Procurement on 27 July 2019.

Her wider interests involve spending time with her family, making the most of the incredible landscape her vast and varied constituency affords and putting her passion for singing to good use by taking part in Singing for Syrians concerts in Westminster.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Defence Procurement)

The Minister for Defence Procurement is responsible for the Defence Equipment Plan, relations with defence industry and exports, science and technology.

Responsibilities include:

  • delivery of the Equipment Plan
  • nuclear enterprise
  • Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) reform
  • defence exports
  • innovation
  • defence science and technology including Dstl
  • information computer technology
  • the Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO)
  • DIO estates and investment
  • environment and sustainability


  1. UK and Norway Reinforce North Atlantic Security
  2. First steel cut for HMS Cardiff
  3. £350m Typhoon engine support contract