Natalie Evans, Baroness Evans of Bowes Park
|The Right Honourable|
The Baroness Evans of Bowes Park
|Leader of the House of Lords|
Lord Privy Seal
Assumed office |
14 July 2016
|Prime Minister||Theresa May|
|Deputy||The Earl Howe|
|Preceded by||The Baroness Stowell of Beeston|
|Born||29 November 1975|
|Alma mater||New Hall, Cambridge|
In May 2010, she stood for election to the London Borough Of Haringey as a Conservative Party candidate to be one of three councillors in the Bounds Green Ward. She achieved 647 votes and was not elected.
On 5 November 2010, as Deputy Director at Policy Exchange, she introduced Theresa May at a speech about immigration hosted by Policy Exchange.
Evans was the Director of the New Schools Network from January 2013 until May 2015, where she had previously been its Chief Operating Officer from 2011. The New Schools Network is a registered charity, and supports groups who wish to set up free schools.
She was made life peer as Baroness Evans of Bowes Park, of Bowes Park in the London Borough of Haringey, on 12 September 2014. Baroness Evans was formally introduced to the House of Lords along with Lord Cashman on 28 October 2014. She was, at the time, the youngest female peer.
Evans served as a government whip in the House of Lords during the 2015 government, and spoke briefly in January 2016 about how "education must be at the heart of our prison system if we are to rehabilitate effectively". On 14 July 2016 Baroness Evans was appointed to the post of Leader of the House of Lords by the Prime Minister, Theresa May.
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- "Former inmate Lord Hanningfield calls for more prisoner education - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk". Retrieved 2016-07-14.
- Sparrow, Andrew; Johnston, Chris (2016-07-14). "May's cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove sacked and replaced with Elizabeth Truss - live updates". the Guardian. Retrieved 2016-07-14.
- "Baroness Evans of Bowes Park". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2016-07-14.
- Baroness Evans of Bowes Park – UK Parliament
The Baroness Stowell of Beeston
|Leader of the House of Lords
|Lord Privy Seal|
|Party political offices|
The Baroness Stowell of Beeston
|Leader of the Conservative Party in the House of Lords
|Order of precedence in England and Wales|
as Prime Minister
as Lord Privy Seal
| Succeeded by|
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