Caroline Nokes was first elected as a Conservative MP for Romsey and Southampton North in 2010 and is currently the Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee. Caroline has also served on the Environmental Audit and Education Select Committees, and was Chair of the Speaker’s Advisory Committee on Works of Art. In July 2016 Caroline was appointed a junior minister in the Department for Work and Pensions before moving to the Cabinet Office as Minister for Government Efficiency and Resilience in 2017. Caroline served as Minister of State for Immigration in Theresa May’s Government between January 2018 and July 2019.
Before joining the House of Commons, Caroline served as a Councillor on Test Valley Borough Council and was the Chief Executive of the National Pony Society, an organisation dedicated to looking after the welfare of the British native breeds of pony.