Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools

Lord Nash


Lord Nash was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools in January 2013.


Lord Nash worked in venture capital for 30 years, before deciding to work in education.

In 2006 he set up Future, a charity designed to support young people by working with other small charities and sponsoring academies, including Pimlico Academy and Millbank Primary Academy.

He was a non-executive board member at the Department for Education for over 2 years before being appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools

The minister’s responsibilities include:

  • academies and free schools

  • school places and school capital (including playing fields)

  • dealing with extremism

  • school governance

  • faith schools


  1. Academies and free schools
  2. School building and maintenance


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