The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Lord Frost CMG as a Minister of State in the Cabinet Office.
Lord Frost will be a full member of Cabinet. His appointment will take effect from 1 March 2021.
As earlier signalled, Lord Frost will lead the UKs institutional and strategic relationship with the EU and help drive through changes to maximise the opportunities of Brexit, including on international trade and economic issues.
This will include:
- co-ordinating relations with the EU institutions and the 27 member states, working closely with the FCDO and other Departments with an interest;
- working on domestic reform and regulation to maximise on the opportunities of Brexit;
- leading on central coordination and policy resolution on international trade policy, working closely with DIT; and
- becoming the UK Chair of the Par