Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for the Constitution)

Chloe Smith MP

Biography

Chloe Smith was appointed Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office on 9 January 2018.

She was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Assistant Government Whip for the House of Commons from 15 June 2017 to 8 January 2018.

She is the Conservative MP for Norwich North.

Education

Chloe studied English at the University of York.

Political career

Chloe was elected MP for Norwich North in July 2009. She was appointed Economic Secretary to the Treasury in October 2011 and from September 2012 to October 2013 she served as Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office.

Career outside politics

Before entering Parliament, Chloe worked for international consultancy firm Deloitte, advising private businesses, government departments and public bodies.

Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for the Constitution)

Responsibilities include:

  • constitutional policy and democracy
  • propriety, ethics and transparency
  • knowledge management
  • UK Statistics Authority
  • Cabinet Office Parliamentary business
  • Cabinet Office domestic (including Cabinet Office HR, finance and security)
  • government communications
  • fraud, error, debt and grants
  • Public Bodies reform

Previous roles in government

  1. Assistant Government Whip

    • 2017 to 2018
  2. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

    • 2017 to 2018
  3. Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform

    • 2012 to 2013
  4. Economic Secretary to the Treasury

    • 2011 to 2012

Announcements

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  1. Minister Smith NICCY speech

    • Speech
  2. Minister Smith attends new Board of Trade to ensure the benefits of free trade are spread throughout the UK

    • Press release
  3. All public bodies to adopt SME-friendly business rules

    • Press release
  4. Chloe Smith speech on Individual Electoral Registration

    • Speech
  5. Data matching to make individual electoral registration easier

    • Press release
  6. Chloe Smith speech at GovKnow Procurement Conference

    • Speech
  7. £109 billion of future government construction opportunities up for grabs

    • Press release
  8. Innovation Fund opens to get more people on the electoral register

    • Press release
  9. New online tool invites taxpayers to join the hunt for government savings

    • Press release
  10. New bill to bring more transparency to politics

    • Press release