MSCA invite HCA members to their CWO Annual Lunch on Friday 15th September. Their guest speaker is Victoria Atkins MP.
Victoria was appointed Financial Secretary to the Treasury on 27 October 2022 by The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP. The role covers the UK tax system, including the HMRC & Valuation Office Agency (VOA), Trade Policy, Investment Zones & Freeports, as well as having overall responsibility for retained EU Law & Brexit opportunities. Between September 2021 & 6 July 2022, as Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice and Minister for Afghan Resettlement, Victoria led the MOJ’s work on prison operations and policy, youth justice, tackling violence against women and girls, and rape and serious sexual offences. From 2017 to 2021 she held the position of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability at the Home Office. This role included work on domestic abuse, honour-based violence, sexual exploitation and FGM. Alongside this role Victoria also held the position of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women from 2018 to 2020.
Elected as the Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle in May 2015, prior to this she was a criminal barrister specialising in prosecuting serious organised crime. Victoria will have plenty of topics to discuss so please come along and support this event. Family and friends are welcome to attend.