Laura Trott

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Laura Trott is a lobbyist at Portland PR.

Until July 2016 she was a political adviser to the Prime Minister Theresa May in No.10. Prior to that she was a political adviser to David Cameron on women, education and childcare, one of just three women in a 26-strong newly reshaped Downing Street operation. [1]

She has previously held the role of chief of staff to minister for the Cabinet Office and paymaster general Francis Maude.[2]

As a special adviser to Mr Cameron, Trott earned a salary of £67,000 annually. [3]


In addition to her role as special adviser, Trott is a Conservative councillor in the Frognal and Fitzjohns ward of Camden Council, London.[4] In the May 2010 election, she came second with 2490 votes (17.62% of votes cast).[5] Being "ushered into the Conservatives’ safest ward", Trott is reportedly "highly regarded".[6]

Trott was also a political adviser to the Conservative Party, as part of the Party's Implementation Team. Previous to this, she worked at Booz & Company as a strategy consultant. [7]


Gained a Bachelor's degree in History and Economics from Oxford University

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  1. Jane Martinson Trott Adviser on women, education and childcare The Guardian, Published 8 July 2013, Accessed 18 September 2014
  2. Department of Information Services, "Parliamentary Information List", accessed 07.09.10
  3. Special advisers in post, 30 November 2014 GOV.UK, accessed 28 April 2015
  4. Camden Council, "Councillor Laura Trott", accessed 13.09.10
  5. Camden Council, "Frognal and Fitzjohns"accessed 13.09.10
  6. Richard Osley, "LOCAL ELECTIONS 2010: By the dozen, the pick of the polls successes - a look at the new faces in Town Hall", Camden New Journal, 13.05.10, accessed 13.09.10
  7. Laura Trott LinkedIn profile, accessed 8 October 2014