Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility

Kelly Tolhurst MP

Biography

Kelly Tolhurst was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 19 July 2018.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility

Responsibilities include:

  • industrial strategy
  • small business and enterprise (including access to finance)
  • consumer and competition (including competition law)
  • labour markets
  • postal affairs (including Royal Mail)
  • corporate governance
  • insolvency
  • retail sector
  • cross-government work on loneliness

Previous roles in government

  1. Assistant Government Whip

    • 2018 to 2018

Announcements

  1. New measures to tackle international money laundering
  2. Brighton welcomes Small Business Saturday bus tour as minister joins small business owners
  3. New law supports all families who suffer the loss of a child
  4. Support for young entrepreneurs
  5. Encouraging innovation in regulated utilities
  6. Ending late payments to small businesses
  7. New measures to support workers, businesses, and entrepreneurs
  8. Smart data to protect consumers from rip-off tariffs
  9. Record £15.6 million underpayment identified for workers on the minimum wage
  10. Fife named the most enterprising place in Britain for 2018