Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools

Lord Nash

Biography

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

Career

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

Policies

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

Announcements

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  1. School rebuilds: reopening celebrated after £15.3 million work

    • Press release
  2. School rebuilds: start of £19.8 million construction celebrated

    • Press release
  3. £1 million to help schools recruit high-calibre governors

    • Press release
  4. Gloucestershire college to train young cyber security experts

    • Press release
  5. Surrey college to train young cyber security experts announced

    • Press release
  6. Guidance on promoting British values in schools published

    • Press release
  7. Schools working in partnership get funding boost

    • News story
  8. ISSP primary curriculum project

    • News story
  9. Government reforms aid attainment among black pupils

    • Press release
  10. Outstanding academy headteachers flock to join headteacher boards

    • Press release