New Minister for Civil Society
David Cameron has appointed Brooks Newmark as the new Minister for Civil Society in place of Nick Hurd.
As Minister for Civil Society, Mr Newmark will work alongside the Cabinet Office Minister on public sector efficiency and reform and be responsible for volunteering, the Big Society agenda, charities, social investment and enterprise and reforming public bodies.
Mr Newmark has experience of working with the charities sector and is currently trustee of "A Partner in Education" – a charity established to build and partially furnish a school in Rwanda.
For further information about his political experience and charitable involvement please see the article in Civil Society here.