Lucy was elected to be the Member of Parliament for South East Cambridgeshire in May 2015. She was elected to the Education Select Committee in June 2015 and more recently was appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Paymaster General and Minister to the Cabinet Office, Ben Gummer MP, in July 2016.
She previously practised as a barrister and was appointed as Queen's Counsel in 2013.
She went to university in Cambridge where she met her husband, David. David and Lucy have two children, 8 and 11, and they live in Snailwell and in London.