Deputy Chief Whip, Treasurer of HM Household

The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP

Biography

Anne Milton was appointed Deputy Chief Whip (Treasurer of HM Household) on 11 May 2015. She was elected as Conservative MP for Guildford 2005 to 2010, and was elected as MP for Guildford (revised boundary) in 2010.

Education

Anne was educated at Haywards Heath Grammar School (which became Haywards Heath Sixth Form College in 1980, then Central Sussex College Sixth Form Campus in 2005) on Harlands Road in West Sussex.

Political career

Anne was appointed to the Health Select Committee, serving until December 2006, following her appointment as Shadow Minister for Tourism. In summer 2007 David Cameron appointed her Shadow Minister for Health. Between 2010 and 2012 she served as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Public Health), Department of Health and was appointed a Government Whip in 2012.

Career outside politics

Anne trained as a nurse at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London and worked for the NHS for 25 years, as a district nurse and for people requiring palliative care.

Personal life

Anne is married and has 4 children.

Deputy Chief Whip, Treasurer of HM Household

Whips are MPs or Lords appointed by each party to help organise their party’s contribution to parliamentary business. They are responsible for making sure the maximum number of their party members vote, and vote the way their party wants.

Previous roles in government

  1. Government Whip, Vice Chamberlain of HM Household

    • 2014 to 2015
  2. Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury

    • 2012 to 2014
  3. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health

    • 2010 to 2012

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