Justine Greening is a former Conservative MP for Putney who served as Secretary of State for Education, International Development and Transport as well as Minister for Women and Equalities before leaving Parliament in 2019 after rebelling over Brexit. Since then, she has campaigned for greater social mobility and equality of opportunity in Britain. Here, she talks to Roxanne Escobales about the changing face of Conservatism, the need to deliver fairer outcomes for the people of Britain and the crucial role the United Nations plays in facing up to increasingly global challenges.
You became a Conservative MP in 2005 and then in 2019 stood down after Brexit. What happened to the Conservative Party during that time?