Lord David Prior – Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Lord Prior of Brampton was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 21 December 2016. Previously he served at the Department of Health as Minister for NHS Productivity from May 2015 until December 2016. He is a Conservative member of the House of Lords. He graduated from Cambridge University with an Exhibition and MA in Law and subsequently qualified as a Barrister in 1976. Lord Prior served as Member of Parliament for North Norfolk from 1997 to 2001 and went on to be deputy chairman and CEO of the Conservative Party. He was also on the Commons Select Committee for Trade and Industry.