Kemi Badenoch

The Rt Hon Kemi Badenoch is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Conservative MP for Saffron Walden, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024. She currently holds the Government posts of Secretary of State for Business and Trade, President of the Board of Trade, and Minister for Women and Equalities.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Kemi Badenoch, including posts and roles held.

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Party affiliation

8 June 2017 - 30 May 2024

Elections contested

Dulwich and West Norwood
6 May 2010

Government posts

Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
Department for International Trade
6 September 2022 - 7 February 2023
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (jointly with Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
16 September 2021 - 6 July 2022
Minister for Equalities
Government Equalities Office
14 February 2020 - 6 July 2022
Exchequer Secretary (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
13 February 2020 - 15 September 2021
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
Department for Education
27 July 2019 - 13 February 2020

Other posts

Vice-Chair, Conservative Party
8 January 2018 - 27 July 2019

House membership

Kemi Badenoch
8 June 2017 - 30 May 2024

Committee memberships