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Ministerial Team at DfID

Secretary of State for International Development - Rt Hon Priti Patel MP

alignleft Rt Hon Priti Patel is MP for Whitam. She was appointed as Secretary of State for International Development on 14th July 2016.

As Secretary of State Priti leads the DFID ministerial team, sets the overall strategy and direction of the department, and has final authority over all DFID business.

Minister of State for International Development, Rory Stewart MP

alignleft Rory Stewart MP was appointed Minister of State at the Department for International Development on 17th July 2016. He was elected the Conservative MP for Penrith and The Border in May 2010.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development - James Wharton MP

alignleft James Wharton MP was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Development on 17th July 2016.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development - The Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE

alignleft Baroness Anelay was appointed Minister of State with responsibility for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in August 2014. In July 2016 she was given additional responsibility for the Department for International Development. Lady Anelay is a Conservative member of the House of Lords.