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Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi attends first appointment as children's minister

Catherine Thompson 12th Jan, 2018 Updated: 12th Jan, 2018

STRATFORD MP Nadhim Zahawi has been meeting social workers as part of his new role as children’s minister.

Mr Zahawi who was given the role of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Education following Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle, has replaced Robert Goodwill in the role as children and families minister.

And during his first appointment yesterday (January 11), he met with chief social worker Isabelle Trowler to discuss children’s social care at Hackney Council.

Mr Zahawi – who has been MP for Stratford since 2010 – tweeted: “Delighted to get cracking in my new role, meeting children’s social workers at Hackney Council with sabelleTrowler and seeing projects funded by our Innovation Programme.

“I look forward to championing the hard work of this profession.”

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