Amanda studied Economics and Statistics at University College London, after which Amanda built up a successful career in market research, specialising for a large part in the financial services sector. Before entering Parliament, Amanda was Director and Head of Clients at Optimisa Research. In 2009 Amanda became a local Conservative Councillor and was a campaign organiser for several local and national elections.
Since being elected to Parliament in 2015, Amanda has served on the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee as well as the Education, Skills and Economy Sub-Committee and Committees for Arms Export Controls. As part of these committees Amanda was involved in some high profile inquiries, including those looking at the quality of Higher Education, the working practices at Sports Direct and the collapse of BHS.
Between July 2016 and January 2018, Amanda served as a Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Ministerial Team in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Amanda was appointed an Assistant Government Whip in the 2018 New Year reshuffle, with responsibility for the Department for Education and the Ministry of Justice.
Amanda took part in the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme in 2017/18.
Locally, Amanda is an active campaigner on many local issues. These include the redevelopment of the Rugeley B Power Station, the delivery of the Chase Line electrification project and addressing issues relating to illegal waste.
Amanda supports a wide variety of local groups, organisations and local charities including the Royal British Legion, the Rotary Clubs, the Lions Clubs and Soroptimists, Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children and the Hibbs Lupus Trust – to name a few!
Keep up to date with Amanda’s work by following her on Facebook at fb.com/amanda.milling.
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