Minister of State

The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP


Anne Milton was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Education on 12 June 2017. She was elected as MP for Guildford (revised boundary) in 2010.


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.

Previous roles in government

  1. Deputy Chief Whip, Treasurer of HM Household

    • 2015 to 2017
  2. Government Whip, Vice Chamberlain of HM Household

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

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

    • 2010 to 2012


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