MP, Minister for Export
Department of International Trade
Graham Stuart was elected as the Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness in 2005. He joined the Department for International Trade in January 2018 as Minister for Investment. In February 2020 he was appointed Minister for Exports.
Graham was born in Carlisle. He attended school in Scotland before going to Selwyn College, Cambridge to read philosophy and law.
At Cambridge he chaired the Cambridge University Conservative Association, and founded ‘What’s On in Cambridge’.
After university Graham developed a successful career in publishing, and was a member of Cambridge City Council from 1998 to 2004.
In Parliament Graham:
· chaired the Education Select Committee (2010 to 2015)
· was Assistant Government Whip with responsibility for the Department of Health, and later for HM Treasury and the Ministry of Defence (2016 to 2018)