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Sarah Teather

Sarah Teather

Minister of State for Children and Families

Biography of Sarah Teather

Sarah Teather was appointed Minister of State for the Department of Education. She is MP for Brent Central.

Before her election to Parliament, Sarah read natural sciences at St John's College, Cambridge. She worked in science policy both in the public and private sectors, first at the Royal Society, advising the UK Government on scientific aspects of public policy, and later at a science policy consultancy, evaluating public policies on science and innovation for governments across Europe.

Immediately before her election Sarah was working as a health and social policy analyst for Macmillan Cancer Relief. When first elected to Parliament, Sarah was the youngest MP in Britain.

Speeches RSS

  • “We know that the system as it stands is letting children and young people and their families down.”

    4th May 2011 – Specialist Schools and Academies Trust: Conference on complex learning Difficulties and Disabilities

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  • “Disadvantage in Britain today too often gets passed from one generation to another. Birth still dictates your fate.”

    4th April 2011 – Sarah Teather to the London Voluntary Service Council conference - Closing The Gap: Inequality in London

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