Elizabeth Truss

Elizabeth Truss is the Conservative MP for South West Norfolk, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010. She currently holds the Government posts of Minister for Women and Equalities, and Foreign Secretary.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Elizabeth Truss, including posts and roles held.

Previous

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Elections contested

Calder Valley
5 May 2005
Commons
Hemsworth
7 June 2001
Commons

Government posts

Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
Department for International Trade
24 July 2019 - 15 September 2021
Commons
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury
11 June 2017 - 24 July 2019
Commons
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
Ministry of Justice
14 July 2016 - 11 June 2017
Commons
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
15 July 2014 - 14 July 2016
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
Department for Education
6 September 2012 - 15 July 2014
Commons

Committee memberships

Justice Committee
29 November 2010 - 5 November 2012
Commons