Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury and Minister of State

Michelle Donelan MP

Biography

Michelle Donelan was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Education on 13 February 2020.

She was previously Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) from 29 July 2019 to 13 February 2020. She was also an unpaid Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education covering the maternity leave of Kemi Badenoch MP from 4 September 2019 to 13 February 2020.

Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury

Whips are MPs or Lords appointed by each party to help organise their party’s contribution to parliamentary business. They are responsible for making sure the maximum number of their party members vote, and vote the way their party wants.

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HM Treasury

Minister of State

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Department for Education

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Children and Families) (maternity cover)
  2. Assistant Government Whip

Announcements

  1. CITB: annual priorities letter 2019 to 2020
  2. ECITB: annual priorities letter 2019 to 2020
  3. Free period products for all schools and colleges
  4. Councils urged to prioritise adoption
  5. Read your child a book this Christmas, says Children’s Minister
  6. SEND tribunal trial: letter to children's services directors
  7. Adult retraining scheme rolled out to new regions
  8. Ministers highlight vital projects around the country as government drives infrastructure revolution
  9. Ministerial portfolios confirmed at Department for Education