She is the Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equality in the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. She is the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Maidenhead in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. She first became a Conservative Party MP at the 1997 general election and was promoted to the shadow cabinet in 1999. She held several positions in the shadow cabinet, including Chairman of the Conservative Party (July 2002-November 2003) and Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (December 2005-January 2009).
She became the Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equality on 12 May 2010.
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