Tory MP given new role in treasury

Andrea Leadsom.
Andrea Leadsom.
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South Northants MP Andrea Leadsom has been given a new position in the Houses of Parliament.

The Tory MP is now economic secretary to the treasury. Mrs Leadsom said: “It is a great privilege to have been appointed Economic Secretary to the Treasury. This is a fantastic opportunity as well as a great challenge.

“Before entering Parliament I spent 25 years working in the banking and finance industry so I am pleased that my role focuses on financial services.

“I look forward to continuing the government’s work to reform the banking system so that it focuses on consumers, and helps our economy grow.”