Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Nick Hurd


Nick Hurd was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (PUSS) at Department for International Development on 28 November 2015.

He previously served as the Minister for Civil Society from May 2010 until July 2014. He has been the Conservative MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner since May 2010.


Nick studied at Eton College before graduating from Oxford University.

Political career

While in opposition, Nick served as Opposition Whip and a member of the shadow teams for Justice, Communities and Local Government, before being appointed Shadow Minister for Charity, Social Enterprise and Volunteering in October 2008.

Career outside politics

Nick spent 18 years in business, including 5 years representing a British bank in Brazil. He has been a trustee of the Greenhouse Schools charity and currently serves as a governor of Coteford Junior School.

Personal life

Nick is married with 5 children.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Responsibilities to be confirmed.

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for Civil Society)

    • 2010 to 2014


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