The Rt Hon Baroness Morgan of Cotes was Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from 24 July 2019 to 13 February 2020; Chair of the Treasury Select Committee July 2017 to July 2019; Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities from July 2014 to July 2016. She served as an Assistant Whip in the coalition government until her appointment as Economic Secretary to the Treasury in October 2013. She served as Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Minister for Women from April until July 2014. She was MP for Loughborough from 2010 until 2019.

Baroness Morgan of Cotes served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Cabinet Minister at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, and before that was a member of the BIS Select Committee.

Baroness Morgan of Cotes attended Surbiton High School, before going on to read law at St Hugh’s College, Oxford. She qualified as a solicitor in 1996, specialising in corporate law, and advised a range of private and public companies from 1996 to 2010.

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