Wednesday 12th June: Drinks Reception with Rt Hon Esther McVey MP, former Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Businesswoman and Television Presenter
The Chairman and Committee of Vincent Square Ward are delighted to invite you to an evening Drinks Reception with Rt Hon Esther McVey MP from 6.30 until 8.30pm
Esther served as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from January 2018 to November 2018. She first entered parliament as the MP for Wirral West in the House of Commons at the 2010 general election. In the 2015 general election, she lost her seat and spent two years serving as the Chair of the British Transport Police before returning to Parliament in 2017, representing the Tatton constituency.
Before entering politics, Esther was a businesswoman and television presenter, and co-presented GMTV with Eamonn Holmes. She was educated at the Belvedere School, before reading Law at Queen Mary University of London followed by a Masters in Radio Journalism at City University London. In July 2009, she graduated with an MSc in Corporate Governance from Liverpool John Moores University.
In the Coalition Government she served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Disabled People from 2012 to 2013, prior to being appointed Minister of State at the Department for Work and Pensions from 2013 to 2015. She was sworn in the Privy Council in February 2014. She was accorded the further privilege of attending Cabinet as Minister of State for Employment that year.
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