Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency

Caroline Nokes MP

Biography

Caroline Nokes was appointed Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency at the Cabinet Office on 14 June 2017. She was elected Conservative MP for Romsey and Southampton North in May 2010.

Education

Caroline was educated at the The Romsey School, La Sagesse Convent in Romsey and then Peter Symonds’ College, Winchester, before studying Government and Politics at the University of Sussex.

Political career

During her time in Parliament Caroline has served on the Environmental Audit and Education Select Committees, and was Chair of the Speaker’s Advisory Committee on Works of Art. Caroline has served as a Principal Private Secretary at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Department for Transport. Between July 2016 and June 2017 Caroline served as Minister for Welfare Delivery at DWP .

Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency

The Minster for Government Resilience and Efficiency supports the Minister for the Cabinet Office in delivering Cabinet Office policy. Responsibilities include:

  • efficiency and controls
  • functions - Infrastructure and Projects Authority, Civil Service HR, the Government Digital Service, commercial and Crown Commercial Service, Government Property and commercial models
  • shared services
  • Civil Service workforce issues
  • Single Departmental Plans
  • cyber
  • resilience

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Welfare Delivery

    • 2016 to 2017

Announcements

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  1. Government awards councils new funding to transform local communities

    • Press release
  2. Scotland Yard wins Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award

    • News story
  3. Winner of the 2017 Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award

    • Speech
  4. Small firms benefitted from over £12 billion of government spending

    • Press release
  5. New Government Hub in Birmingham to deliver West Midlands growth

    • Press release
  6. Government Hub to be built in the heart of Leeds

    • Press release
  7. Government’s digital spend with small businesses rises to over £1bn

    • Press release
  8. Civil service ‘hub’ to bring growth to Cardiff

    • Press release
  9. Funding boost for local authorities to transform local communities

    • Press release
  10. Civil service ‘hub’ to bring growth to Edinburgh

    • Press release