Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Business and Industry)

Nadhim Zahawi MP

Biography

Nadhim Zahawi was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 26 July 2019.

He was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education from 9 January 2018 to 26 July 2019.

Nadhim was elected as Conservative MP for Stratford-on-Avon in May 2010.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Business and Industry)

Responsibilities include:

  • Industrial Strategy delivery
  • Sector Deals
  • sectoral lead:
    • advanced manufacturing
    • aerospace
    • automotive
    • materials (including steel)
    • life sciences
    • professional and business services
    • nuclear
    • infrastructure and construction
    • rail supply chain
    • defence
    • maritime
  • supply chains
  • national security and investment
  • local growth

More about this role

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families

Announcements

  1. £10 million boost to improve patient care with new technologies
  2. UK national statement to the IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security
  3. New expert group to boost UK innovation
  4. UK Statement to the 63rd International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference
  5. Children and Families Minister address at ADCS conference
  6. Children in care to be helped into independent schools
  7. School responsibilities around school food: a letter to schools
  8. £15 million investment to help keep families safely together
  9. New local authorities will be created in Northamptonshire
  10. Free meals and activities for 50,000 children over 2019 summer holidays