Rt Hon Maria Miller MP

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; Minister for Women and Equalities

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Professional Field
Politics
Born
26 March 1964
Place of Birth
Wolverhampton
Education
Brynteg Comprehensive, Bridgend; University of Manchester; University of London

Maria Miller was appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in September 2012. She joined the cabinet in September 2012 and has been in the spotlight since the publication of Part one of the Leveson Report. Her role will keep her in the public eye when Part 2 is published in 2013.

“Women are at the heart of economic growth.”
Maria Miller

Before entering Parliament, she had a successful career in advertising and marketing, and was director of Grey Advertising and Rowland Saatchi. She has defended the Tories, against accusations of snobbery, citing her state-school education and working-class background as proof of the diversity within the Party.

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