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Michelle Donelan Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary, and Net Worth.
Who is Michelle Donelan?
Michelle Emma May Elizabeth Donelan is a British well-known politician who served as Secretary of State for Education until July 5, 2022. Previously she served as Minister of State for Higher and Further Education from 2020 to 2022. Being a member of the Conservative Party, she has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Chippenham since 2015.
How Old Is Michelle Donelan?
She is 38 years old as of July 2022, having been born on April 8, 1984, in Whitley, Cheshire, England. Michelle shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Skai Jackson, Sophie Grace, Tobi Brown, Roomie, Jonghyun (1990-2017), and many more.
Michelle Donelan Family
Who are Michelle Donelan’s Parents and Siblings?
Her secretive nature has shown up in her personal life. She has managed to keep her family background very private. In case there is news regarding her parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Michelle Donelan Education
She received her high school education at The County High School. Later she attended the University of York where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in history and politics.
Michelle Donelan Marital Status
She is in a relationship with Tom Turner, Head of Commercial at Stronghold Global.
Michelle Donelan Kids
She does not have any kids currently. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Michelle Donelan Career
Before the 2015 election, her career outside marketing was in marketing, including a time working for Marie Claire magazine and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). At the 2010 general election in the safe Labour seat, she subsequently stood for the parliament seat of Wentworth and Dearne taking 7,396 votes (17.6%) to Labour MP John Healey’s 21, 316 (50.6%). In February 2013, she was selected as the prospective parliamentary candidate for Chippenham.
In Wiltshire, the constituency includes the market towns of Bradford on Avon, Chippenham, Corsham, and Melksham and the surrounding areas. After being selected at Chippenham, she went on to become a Trustee of Help Victims of Domestic Violence, a charitable organization based in the town, and a member of the Steering Group of Wiltshire Carers. She bought her first house in the Chippenham town center in 2013. And went on to defeat incumbent Liberal Democrat member Duncan Hames with 26,354 votes (47.6%) to 16,278 (29.4%).
Her fellow MPs elected her onto the Education Select Committee in July 2015, where she became part of the Sub-Committee on Education, Skills, and the Economy in November 2015. Before the 2016 referendum, Michelle was opposed to the UK leaving the European Union but since then has consistently voted against UK membership of the EU in Parliament. She was re-elected as MP for Chippenham in June 2017 with 31,267 votes (54.7%), a majority of 16,630 over the 14,637 Liberal Democrat votes (25.6%). In 2018, she was appointed an assistant whip and a government whip in July 2019. Next, she was appointed parliamentary under-secretary for children in September 2019, to cover maternity leave for Kemi Badenoch.
In the December 2019 general election, she was re-elected again with 30,994 votes (54.3%), a majority of 11,288 over the 19,706 Liberal Democrat votes (34.5%). Michelle then became Minister of State for Universities in the February 2020 cabinet reshuffle. Her responsibilities as of May 2020 included universities and co-chairing the Family Justice Board, which oversees the performance of the family justice system and is advised by the Family Justice Council. Her role in the 2021 cabinet reshuffle was renamed Minister of State for Higher and Further Education, with the added right to attend cabinet. Moreover, she was also sworn to the Privy Council.
A Career as Secretary of State for Education
She was made Secretary of State for Education in July 2022, after the previous Secretary, Nadhim Zahawi became Chancellor of the Exchequer.
On September 20, 2021, she was sworn in as a member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom at Balmoral Castle. Therefore, this gave her the honorific prefix “The Right Honourable” for life.
Michelle Donelan Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 6ft 0inches (1.82m) and a weight of 70kg (154lbs).
Michelle Donelan’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary and net worth are not updated on the internet.