From education to employment

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Children and Families)

Ministerial role

The minister’s responsibilities include:

children’s social care
children in care, children in need, child protection, adoption and care leavers
early years and childcare
disadvantaged and vulnerable children
school sport
alternative provision
behaviour, attendance and exclusions
children and young people’s mental health, online safety and preventing bullying in schools
policy to protect against serious violence
coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery for children’s services and early years

Brendan Clarke-Smith was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education on 8 July 2022.

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