The Rt Hon Sir Oliver Heald QC


Sir Oliver Heald was appointed Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice on 16 July 2016. He was elected the Conservative MP for North East Hertfordshire in 1992.

Previous roles in government

  1. Minister of State for Courts and Justice

    2016 to 2017

  2. Solicitor General

    2012 to 2014


  1. New measures to protect consumers from debt claims
  2. Courts and Tribunals update
  3. AGO: ministerial meetings July to September 2014
  4. Solicitor General welcomes sentence increase for fraudsters who preyed on elderly
  5. Increased sentence handed to violent Penzance rapist
  6. Northampton man has sentence increased to life for brutal rape
  7. Court of Appeal finds rape and human trafficking sentences unduly lenient
  8. Devon doctor sees sentence increased
  9. Court of Appeal finds 25 year murder sentence unduly lenient
  10. Gosport man has sentence increased to 9 years