Nadhim Zahawi

The Secretary of State for Education

Conservative MP for Stratford-on-Avon


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Nadhim Zahawi’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Education: School Uniform Update 19 Nov 2021

    The Department for Education will today publish statutory guidance on the Cost of School Uniforms. This guidance is issued under the Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Act 2021. This Act requires the appropriate authorities of relevant schools to have regard to this guidance when developing and implementing their school’s uniform policy. Through creating a common identity...
  • Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [Lords] 15 Nov 2021

    I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. In my previous role as Vaccines Minister, I set out how as a nation we would work our way back to normality by delivering an incredible vaccination programme—the product of evidence, expertise, commitment and, of course, collaboration. I am now here, I am very pleased to say, as Education Secretary, but I make it clear that my first...
  • Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [Lords] 15 Nov 2021

    I hope, as I did in the weekly briefings that I gave as Vaccines Minister, to convince the hon. Lady tonight that that is incorrect. We are not getting rid of BTECs. I know at first hand how important education is. As colleagues who have known me for a long time will know, I came to this country with my family at the age of 11, without a word of English—and here I am now in this Chamber....

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Conservative MP for Stratford-on-Avon

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nadhim Zahawi campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Syria
  • Palestinians
  • Education Maintenance Allowance
  • Agriculture: Subsidies
  • Bovine Tuberculosis

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Education (since 15 Sep 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care (28 Nov 2020 to 15 Sep 2021)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (26 Jul 2019 to 15 Sep 2021)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (9 Jan 2018 to 26 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (12 Dec 2017 to 22 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 20 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Dec 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (30 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Nov 2021.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Residential property and 31 acres of land in Warwickshire, with stables run as a livery yard by Zahawi and Zahawi Ltd who also receive rental income for them: (i) and (ii). (Updated 08 January 2020)
House in London, rented out from 30 June 2015: (i) and (ii). (Registered 31 July 2015)
From 31 March 2021, a residential property in Dubai: (i). (Registered 12 April 2021)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Until 20 April 2021, SThree; international specialist recruitment business. (Updated 29 April 2021)
From 23 February 2017, British Telecom; telecommunications services company. (Registered 24 February 2017)

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