Stuart Andrew MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Defence Procurement at the Ministry of Defence on 19 July 2018.
He was an Assistant Government Whip from 15 June 2017 to 19 July 2018 and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Wales Office on 9 January 2018 and 19 July 2018.
Stuart became MP for Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough in 2010. In 2012, he was made Parliamentary Private Secretary to Francis Maude MP.
In the 2015 general election, Stuart was re-elected and took on the role of Parliamentary Private Secretary to Patrick McLoughlin MP.
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Defence Procurement
The Minister for Defence Procurement is responsible for the Defence Equipment Plan, defence industry and exports, science and technology including:
Previous roles in government
- Scottish yard awarded HMS Queen Elizabeth contract
- Defence Minister signs £250M aircraft deal, sustaining 450 jobs
- Three shipbuilding teams shortlisted to build new warships in UK
- Shipbuilding firms chosen for Fleet Solid Support competition
- ‘Spirit of Yorkshire runs right through our nation’s defence’: Defence Minister hails Yorkshire firms on Huddersfield visit
- HMS Sheffield revealed as new warship
- Millions awarded to defence firms leading fight for modern battlefield
- Defence Minister hails UK-US transatlantic partnership
- Defence Minister calls on ‘unsung heroes’ to help military respond to new threats
- New £1bn deal to support Navy operations will support over 700 British jobs for a decade, Defence Minister announces