Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds, appointed as a Minister of State in the Department for Work and Pensions during Rishi Sunak’s reshuffle
A Suffolk MP has been appointed into a new government role.
Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds, which includes Stowmarket, Needham Market and the villages, has been made a Minister of State in the Department for Work and Pensions during Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s cabinet reshuffle.
Posting to X, formerly Twitter, she said: “I'm delighted to be joining [the Department for Work and Pensions] as Minister for Employment.
“I look forward to working with the whole team to grow our labour market, help more people into work, deliver on the skills agenda and drive economic growth.”
She had previously been Vice Chamberlain (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons) since September 8 last year.
Her other previous appointments were Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care), and Assistant Whip (HM Treasury).