Nicky Morgan, born in 1972, stood as the Conservative's Parliamentary Candidate for Loughborough at the 2005 General Election and again in 2010, when she was elected as the Member of Parliament for the constituency.
She has been married to Jonathan, an architect, since July 2000 and in January 2008 they had a son, Alex. They are proud to have their home in the constituency and play an active part in the local community.
In her spare time Nicky enjoys running, often to raise money for local charities; attending her local church; cooking with and spending time with her family; skiing and going to the cinema.
Nicky grew up in Surrey and studied law at Oxford University. She worked as a solicitor specialising in Corporate Law advising a range of private and public companies from 1994 till her election in 2010.
In September 2010 Nicky was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Cabinet Minister at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. She had previously been elected by her fellow MPs to serve on the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee, but gave up that position following her appointment as a PPS. In September 2012 she was appointed Assistant Whip and in October 2013 she was appointed Economic Secretary to the Treasury.
Nicky has spoken in many debates and question sessions in Westminster since her election. At Prime Ministers Questioins she has highlighted the work of the Loughborough University Student Union RAG committee, Rawlins Community College and Charnwood Borough Council. She has been a member of the Health & Social Care Public Bill committee and has spoken in the House of Commons in support of that Bill and the Localism Bill.
If you would like to find out more about Nicky's work at Parliament, please view her page on TheyWorkForYou.com.
Campaigning in Loughborough
Nicky has continued actively campaigning against the proposed Shepshed incinerator for Newhurst quarry
She is working with local secondary schools on a potential reorganisation so they become "all-through" schools
Running the Leicester half-marathon and raising £700 for Rainbows
Leading a debate in the House of Commons on HMO's
Supporting small business, and taking questions from the Loughborough Constituency Community Business Forum directly to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
Hundreds of visits to important constituency organisations, including the Territorial Army, Charnwood Mental Health Forum at John Storer House, BOAL aluminium, Evance Wind Turbines, and Translate - supporting Aspergers
Organised a Benefits and Advice session for Loughborough elderly with representatives from Age UK, the Pension Service, E-ON, and Charnwood Borough Council