Nick Hurd appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at DFID

28 November 2015

Nick Hurd MP has been appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Development (DFID) following the resignation from government of the Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP.

Hurd previously served as the Minister for Civil Society from May 2010 until July 2014. He has been the Conservative MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner since May 2010.

"Looking forward to joining @dfid_uk team at such a challenging time," tweeted Hurd, following the announcement.

His responsibilities at DFID are currently to be confirmed.