Harriett Baldwin

Harriett Mary Morison Baldwin (née Eggleston; born 2 May 1960) is a British Conservative Party politician serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for West Worcestershire since 2010.

Harriett Baldwin
Official portrait, 2020
Minister of State for Africa and International Development
In office
9 January 2018  25 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byRory Stewart
Succeeded byAndrew Stephenson
Minister for Defence Procurement
In office
17 July 2016  9 January 2018
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byPhilip Dunne
Succeeded byGuto Bebb
Economic Secretary to the Treasury
In office
11 May 2015  16 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byAndrea Leadsom
Succeeded bySimon Kirby
Lord Commissioner of the Treasury
In office
14 July 2014  8 May 2015
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded bySam Gyimah
Succeeded byMel Stride
Member of Parliament
for West Worcestershire
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byMichael Spicer
Majority24,499 (32.1%)[1]
Personal details
Born
Harriett Mary Morison Eggleston

(1960-05-02) 2 May 1960 (age 61)
Watford, Hertfordshire, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
James Baldwin
(m. 2004)
EducationFriends' School, Saffron Walden
Marlborough College
Alma materLady Margaret Hall, Oxford
McGill University
WebsiteOfficial website

Prior to her parliamentary career, she worked for the investment bank JPMorgan Chase. She served as joint Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development from 2018 to 2019 until new Prime Minister Boris Johnson sacked her from these positions.[2]


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