Victoria Atkins MP
CCB Member (Public Sector Representative)
Specialist areas: Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability. Local Community (Louth and Horncastle)
Victoria was first elected and the Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle in 2015 and re-elected in 2017 and 2019. Since Victoria's election to office she has campaigned on a range of issues, including the provision of rural broadband, defence, wind turbines, coastal issues, roads, schools, the health service and the importance of the rural way of life.
In November 2017 Victoria was appointed to the Home Office, as Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability. At the start of 2018, the centenary year of some women gaining the right to vote, Victoria was made Minister for Women in addition to her duties in the Home Office.
Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Victoria practiced as a criminal barrister specialising in prosecuting serious organised crime.