Nicky Morgan (politician)

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The Right Honourable
Nicky Morgan
MP
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Secretary of State for Education
In office
15 July 2014 – 14 July 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Michael Gove
Minister for Women and Equalities
In office
15 July 2014 – 14 July 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Self (Women)
Sajid Javid (Equalities)
Minister for Women
In office
9 April 2014 – 15 July 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Maria Miller (Women and Equalities)
Succeeded by Self (Women and Equalities)
Financial Secretary to the Treasury
In office
9 April 2014 – 15 July 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Sajid Javid
Succeeded by David Gauke
Economic Secretary to the Treasury
In office
7 October 2013 – 9 April 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Sajid Javid
Succeeded by Andrea Leadsom
Member of Parliament
for Loughborough
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Andy Reed
Majority 3,744 (7.1%)
Personal details
Born 1 October 1972 (1972-10-01) (age 45)[1]
Kingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Jonathan Morgan
Children Son
Alma mater St Hugh's College, Oxford
Profession Lawyer
Religion Anglicanism[source?]
Website Official website

Nicola Ann Morgan (born 1 October 1972) is a British politician.

Morgan was born in Kingston upon Thames and grew up in Surbiton. She studied law at St Hugh's College, Oxford.[2] She became a solicitor in 1996.[2] Morgan is a member of the Conservative Party. She was the Secretary of State for Education and Minister for women[3] from 2014-2016. She was removed from her job by the new Prime Minister Theresa May.[4] She was removed from these positions on 14 July 2016.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nicky Morgan Biography". Politics.co.uk. 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP". GOV.UK. 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  3. Rowena Mason (15 July 2014). "Nicky Morgan completes rapid rise to Cameron's top team". Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  4. 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.
  5. "Theresa May's cabinet: Who's in and who's out?". BBC News. 14 July 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016.