The Foreign Secretary has approved the appointment of former Secretary of State Maria Miller MP to WFD’s Board of Governors.
Maria Miller MP joins WFD Board
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has approved the appointment of Rt Hon. Maria Miller MP, former UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, to the Board of Governors of Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD).
Commenting on her appointment, Maria Miller MP said:
“I am delighted to join WFD as Governor. WFD’s mission – strengthening democracy – has never been more relevant and I look forward to sharing the best of British values and expertise with our partners around the world.”
Chair of the WFD Board of Governors, Richard Graham MP said:
“I am delighted that Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has approved the appointment of Rt Hon Maria Miller MP to join the Board of Governors of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy. Maria brings huge experience of government, governance and advocacy for women to our Board”
Mrs Miller is the Conservative Member of Parliament for Basingstoke. As well as serving as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from 2012 to 2014, she was Minister for Women and Equalities. Before that, Mrs Miller served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled People. She chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Women in Parliament, and Co-Chairs the APPG on UN Women.
Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is the UK public body dedicated to strengthening democracy around the world. It is sponsored by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and governed by a cross-party Board.
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