Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas)

Wendy Morton MP

Biography

Wendy Morton was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development on 13 February 2020. She was first elected as Conservative MP for Aldridge-Brownhills in May 2015.

Wendy was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Ministry of Justice from 26 July 2019 to 13 February 2020 and Assistant Government Whip from 9 January 2018 to 26 July 2019.

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Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas)

The Minister’s responsibilities include:

  • East and South-East Europe
  • Central Asia
  • Americas
  • health, global health security, neglected tropical diseases
  • water and sanitation
  • nutrition
  • Global Fund, GAVI (the Vaccine Alliance)

More about this role

Department for International Development and Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
  2. Assistant Government Whip

Announcements

  1. More flights for Brits stranded across South America
  2. Minister for the Americas attends inauguration of Uruguayan President