The Prime Minister has appointed Damian Hinds MP as Secretary of State for Education.
Commenting on his new role, the Secretary of State for Education Damian Hinds said:
“I am honoured to be appointed Education Secretary.
“This Government has a strong record raising education standards and offering opportunity, particularly to those most in need, through our nurseries, schools, colleges and world-class universities.
“We are here to make sure young people and adults in this country have the chance to make the most of their talents and get on in life. That means more good school places and giving people the chance to learn and upskill throughout their lives with high-quality degrees, apprenticeships and other technical and vocational qualifications.