Harriett Baldwin was appointed Economic Secretary to the Treasury (City Minister) 11 May 2015.
She was elected as the Member of Parliament for West Worcestershire in May 2010, where she has lived since 2006. She was appointed to become the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Russia before joining the government in February 2014 as Assistant Government Whip. In the July 2014 reshuffle she was promoted to Lord Commissioner.
Harriett has enjoyed a successful 20 year career in finance, specialising in currency markets for pension funds. She was also on the National Council of Business for Sterling.
Harriett is married to Jim Baldwin, a businessman and television producer. Together they have two daughters and a son.
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