Maggie Throup

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(politician, businesswoman, scientist)
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BornMargaret Ann Throup
27 January 1957
Yorkshire, England
Alma materManchester University
PartyConservative Party
British scientist and Tory MP, serving as UK/Minister for Covid Vaccine Deployment

Employment.png UK/Minister for Covid Vaccine Deployment

In office
16 September 2021 - Present
Preceded byNadhim Zahawi

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Erewash

In office
7 May 2015 - Present
Preceded byNick Harvey, John Thurso

Maggie Throup replaced Nadhim Zahawi as UK/Minister for Covid Vaccine Deployment in September 2021. She is an obscure Member of Parliament and had a career in science before entering politcs.[1]


Throup was a biomedical scientist and business consultant.

She was elected to Parliament in the UK/General election/2015

She became a Whip in 2019.

She was appointed UK/Minister for Covid Vaccine Deployment in September 2021. In her announcement tweet, she committed to Build Back Better.[2] She has taken a low profile, and has been criticised by Labour for not promoting booster shots.[3]