Lord President

The Right Honourable Andrea Leadsom

Andrea Leadsom is the Leader of the House of Commons and Lord President of the Council.

Andrea worked in the banking and finance industry for 25 years, most recently as Head of Corporate Governance and Senior Investment Officer at Invesco Perpetual, one of the UK’s largest retail fund managers.

She was elected as Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire in 2010, serving on the Treasury Select Committee from July 2010 until May 2014 and on the Public Accounts Committee from May 2014 until March 2015.

Andrea then served as Economic Secretary to the Treasury from April 2014 until May 2015 and Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change from May 2015 until July 2016. Andrea also served as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from July 2016 until June 2017, when she was appointed Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons.

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