|Minister of State for Northern Ireland|
7 September 2022 – 25 October 2022
|Prime Minister||Liz Truss|
|Preceded by||Conor Burns|
|Deputy Chair of the COVID Recovery Group|
|Assumed office |
10 November 2020
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Chair of the European Research Group|
3 September 2019 – 25 February 2020
|Preceded by||Jacob Rees-Mogg|
|Succeeded by||Mark Francois|
20 November 2016 – 13 June 2017
|Preceded by||Chris Heaton-Harris|
|Succeeded by||Suella Braverman|
|Deputy Chair of the European Research Group|
9 July 2018 – 3 September 2019
Serving with Mark Francois
|Preceded by||Suella Braverman (2017)|
|Succeeded by||Andrea Jenkyns|
|Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union|
13 June 2017 – 9 July 2018
|Prime Minister||Theresa May|
|Preceded by||The Lord Bridges of Headley|
|Succeeded by||Chris Heaton-Harris|
|Member of Parliament|
|Assumed office |
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Paul Goodman|
Steven John Baker
6 June 1971
St Austell, Cornwall, England
|Alma mater||University of Southampton|
St Cross College, Oxford
|Service/branch||Royal Air Force|
|Years of service||1989–1999|
Steven John Baker (born 6 June 1971) is a British Conservative Party politician and former Royal Air Force engineer, consultant and bank worker. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wycombe, being in the 2010 general election.
He co-founded The Cobden Centre. He was Chair of the European Research Group (ERG), a pro-Brexit group of Conservative MPs, until his promotion to ministerial office at the Department for Exiting the European Union on 13 June 2017, but resigned from his office on 9 July 2018 following the resignation of David Davis over concerns with the Government strategy on Brexit.
References[change | change source]
- "Steve Baker MP". BBC News. 7 May 2010.
- "Conservatives will stand up for Britain if the EU lets us down". The Daily Telegraph.
- Greenfield, Patrick; Russell, Graham (7 July 2018). "David Davis steps down as Brexit secretary in blow to PM". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
- "Steve Baker on his resignation as Brexit minister". BBC News. 9 July 2018. Retrieved 31 August 2018.