Nicky Morgan

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Nicky Morgan

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Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Assumed office
24 July 2019
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byJeremy Wright
Chair of the Treasury Select Committee
In office
12 July 2017 – 24 July 2019
Preceded byAndrew Tyrie
Succeeded byTBD
Secretary of State for Education
In office
15 July 2014 – 14 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byMichael Gove
Succeeded byJustine Greening
Minister for Women and Equalities
In office
9 April 2014 – 14 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byMaria Miller
Succeeded byJustine Greening
Financial Secretary to the Treasury
In office
9 April 2014 – 15 July 2014
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded bySajid Javid
Succeeded byDavid Gauke
Economic Secretary to the Treasury
In office
7 October 2013 – 9 April 2014
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded bySajid Javid
Succeeded byAndrea Leadsom
Member of Parliament
for Loughborough
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byAndy Reed
Majority4,269 (7.9%)
Personal details
Born
Nicola Ann Griffith

(1972-10-01) 1 October 1972 (age 47)
Kingston upon Thames, London, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Jonathan Morgan
Children1 son
Alma materSt Hugh's College, Oxford
WebsiteOfficial website

Nicola Ann Morgan (born 1 October 1972) is a British politician. She has been the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport since 2019.

Morgan was born in Kingston upon Thames and grew up in Surbiton. She studied law at St Hugh's College, Oxford.[1] She became a solicitor in 1996.[1] Morgan is a member of the Conservative Party. She was the Secretary of State for Education and Minister for women[2] from 2014-2016. She was removed from her job by the new Prime Minister Theresa May.[3] She was removed from these positions on 14 July 2016.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP". GOV.UK. 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  2. Rowena Mason (15 July 2014). "Nicky Morgan completes rapid rise to Cameron's top team". Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  3. gov.uk (15 July 2014). "Ministerial appointments: April 2014". Press release. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ministerial-appointments-april-2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  4. "Theresa May's cabinet: Who's in and who's out?". BBC News. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016.