Minister of State

Lord Agnew


Lord Theodore Agnew was appointed Minister of State at the Cabinet Office and Her Majesty’s Treasury on 14 February 2020.

He was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System from 28 September 2017 to 14 February 2020. He also served as a lead non-executive board member at the Ministry of Justice, and a non-executive board member at the Department for Education where he was chair of the department’s Academies Board from 2013 to 2015.

Outside of the department, Lord Agnew founded Somerton Capital LLP in 2007 and co-founded the WNS Group (a US listed company) in 1990.

Minister of State

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Cabinet Office and HM Treasury

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for the School System)
  2. Lead non-executive board member
  3. Non-executive
  4. Non-executive board member


  1. Procurement Policy Note 04/20: Recovery and Transition from COVID-19
  2. Former Government training centre sold to provide new homes and a retirement village
  3. College leaders appointed to boost standards of further education
  4. Struggling schools set for specialist support
  5. Free meals and summer holiday activities for children
  6. Multi-million investment in school and college buildings
  7. Lord Agnew Schools North East speech
  8. Ministers highlight vital projects around the country as government drives infrastructure revolution
  9. Ministerial portfolios confirmed at Department for Education
  10. Thousands of schools to improve through shared expertise