DefeatedTory MP Nicola Blackwood has actually been given a peerage and a ministerial function, Downing Street has actually validated.
MsBlackwood came to be the MP for Oxford West and Abingdon in 2010, however shed her seat in the 2017 basic political election to the Liberal Democrats’ Layla Moran.
She will certainly rejoin the Department for Health and Social Care, where she was a preacher prior to shedding her seat.
ButLabour darkness cupboard participant Jon Trickett claimed Ms Blackwood had actually been “rejected by voters”.
HealthSecretary Matt Hancock created on twitter the previous preacher was “a great champ of health and wellness advancement, bringing a wide range [of] experience to the post”.
MsBlackwood shed her seat in the 2017 basic political election by 816 elects to Liberal Democrat Layla Moran, which stood for a virtually 15% turn far from the Conservative Party.
She is currently readied to come to be Minister for Innovation, having actually formerly functioned as chair of the Science and Technology Select Committee and a jr health and wellness preacher.
After the political election Ms Blackwood took a number of part-time and advising placements at health and wellness modern technology firms, along with Lord Mandelson’s lobbying firm GlobalCounsel
MrTrickett claimed her visit was “yet another shocking example of the revolving door between highly paid advisory roles and lobbying and the government”.