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Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak is a British Conservative Party politician serving as Chancellor of the Exchequer since February 2020.

He was appointed following the resignation of Sajid Javid during a cabinet reshuffle in 2020.

Sunak previously served as Chief Secretary to the Treasury under Javid from July 2019 to February 2020, and has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond (Yorks) since the 2015 general election.

  • Full name: Rishi Sunak
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 12 May 1980 (age 39 years), Southampton
  • Height: 1.7 m
  • Spouse: Akshata Murthy (m. 2009)
  • Books: A Portrait of Modern Britain
  • Education: Stanford Graduate School of Business (2006)
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David Cameron

David Cameron is a British Conservative Party politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016.

He was the Member of Parliament for Witney from 2001 to 2016 and leader of the Conservative Party from 2005 to 2016.

He identifies as a one-nation conservative, and has been associated with both economically liberal and socially liberal policies.

  • Full name: David William Donald Cameron
  • Profession: Former British politician
  • Born: 9 October 1966 (age 53 years), London
  • Height: 1.85 m
  • Spouse: Samantha Cameron (m. 1996)
  • Children: Ivan Reginald Ian Cameron, Florence Rose Endellion Cameron, Nancy Gwen Cameron, Arthur Elwen Cameron
  • Education: Eton College, University of Oxford, Heatherdown School, Brasenose College
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Anna Soubry

Anna Soubry is a British barrister, journalist and former politician. She was the Member of Parliament for Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire from 2010 to 2019.

She was first elected as a Conservative before leaving the party to join Change UK in 2019.

She lost her seat to Darren Henry of the Conservative Party in the 2019 general election.

  • Full name: Anna Mary Soubry
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 7 December 1956 (age 63 years), Lincoln
  • Nationality: British
  • Partner: Neil Davidson
  • Party: Change UK – The Independent Group
  • Education: University of Birmingham (1979)
  • Previous office: Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom (2010–2019)
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Andrea Leadsom

Andrea Leadsom is a British Conservative politician who served as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from 2019 to 2020, and has served as Member of Parliament for South Northamptonshire since 2010.

Leadsom served as the Leader of the House of Commons from 2017 to 2019.

  • Full name: Andrea Jacqueline Leadsom
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 13 May 1963 (age 56 years), Aylesbury
  • Spouse: Ben Leadsom (m. 1993)
  • Office: Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom since 2010
  • Education: University of Warwick (1987)
  • Previous offices: Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (2019–2020), MORE
  • Children: Freddie Leadsom, Charlotte Leadsom, Harry Leadsom
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Andrew Griffith

Andrew Griffith is a British Conservative Party politician and former senior businessman.

He has been the Member of Parliament for Arundel and South Downs at the 2019 general election following the retirement of previous Conservative Nick Herbert.

  • Full name: Andrew Griffith
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 23 February 1971 (age 49 years), Bexleyheath
  • Office: Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom since 2019
  • Education: University of Nottingham
  • Party: Conservative Party
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Rory Stewart

Roderick James Nugent Stewart OBE FRSL FRSGS, known as Rory Stewart, is a British diplomat, author, writer and politician.

He served as Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border from 2010 to 2019 and was international development secretary in 2019.

First elected as a Conservative, Stewart had the party whip removed in September 2019 and subsequently sat as an independent.

  • Full name: Roderick James Nugent Stewart OBE FRSL FRSGS
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 3 January 1973 (age 47 years), British Hong Kong
  • Spouse: Shoshana Clark (m. 2012)
  • Children: Alexander Wolf Stewart
  • TV shows: Afghanistan: The Great Game – A Personal View by Rory Stewart, MORE
  • Education: Balliol College, Dragon School, University of Oxford, Eton College
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Michael Gove

Michael Andrew Gove is a British Conservative politician who has been Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster since July 2019 and Minister for the Cabinet Office since February 2020.

He has been the Member of Parliament for Surrey Heath since 2005.

Gove served in the Cameron governments as Secretary of State for Education from 2010 to 2014 and Secretary of State for Justice from 2015 to 2016, and in the second May government as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

He has twice run to become Leader of the Conservative Party, in 2016 and 2019, finishing in third place on both occasions.

  • Full name: Michael Andrew Gove
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 26 August 1967 (age 52 years), Edinburgh
  • Spouse: Sarah Vine (m. 2001)
  • Parents: Ernest Gove, Christine Gove
  • Previous offices: Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of the United Kingdom (2017–2019), MORE
  • Education: Lady Margaret Hall (1985–1988), University of Oxford, Robert Gordon’s College
  • Children: Beatrice Gove, William Gove
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Kenneth Clarke

Kenneth Clarke is a British Conservative Party politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1993 to 1997 and Home Secretary from 1992 to 1993.

Clarke was the Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire from 1970 to 2019.

Between 2017 and 2019 he was the Father of the House of Commons. While he still remains a member of the Conservative Party, the Conservative whip was withdrawn from him on 4 September 2019 because he and 20 other MPs voted with the Opposition on a motion; for the remainder of his time in Parliament he sat as an independent, though still in the government benches.

Clarke, described by the press as a ‘Big Beast’ of British politics, has served in the Cabinet as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home Secretary, Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, Education Secretary, Health Secretary and minister without portfolio.

He has been the President of the Tory Reform Group since 1997. Clarke identifies with economically and socially liberal views.

  • Full name: Kenneth Harry Clarke CH QC
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 2 July 1940 (age 79 years), West Bridgford
  • Spouse: Gillian Edwards (m. 1964–2015)
  • Previous offices: Minister without portfolio (2012–2014), MORE
  • Education: Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge, Nottingham High School
  • Children: Kenneth Bruce Clarke, Susan Clarke
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Justine Greening

Justine Greening is a British former politician who served as Secretary of State for Education from 2016 to 2018 and as the Member of Parliament for Putney from 2005 to 2019.

First elected as a Conservative MP, Greening had the Conservative whip removed on 3 September 2019 and sat as an independent MP after that.

Greening served in the Cameron Government as Economic Secretary to the Treasury and Secretary of State for Transport, prior to being appointed Secretary of State for International Development in September 2012.

From 14 July 2016 to 8 January 2018, she served as Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities in the May Government.

She resigned as Education Secretary in the January 2018 Cabinet reshuffle. On 3 September 2019, Greening announced she would not be standing as a Conservative at the next general election and subsequently had the whip withdrawn.

  • Full name: Justine Greening
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 30 April 1969 (age 50 years), Rotherham, London
  • Height: 1.57 m
  • Party: Conservative Party
  • Education: London Business School, University of Southampton, Oakwood High School, Thomas Rotherham College
  • Previous offices: Secretary of State for Education of the United Kingdom (2016–2018), MORE
  • Organization founded: Right to Vote
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Priti Patel

Priti Sushil Patel is a British politician who has served as Secretary of State for the Home Department since 2019 and the Member of Parliament for Witham since 2010.

She served as Secretary of State for International Development from 2016 to 2017.

A member of the Conservative Party, she is ideologically positioned on the party’s right wing and considers herself to be a Thatcherite.

  • Full name: Priti Sushil Patel
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 29 March 1972 (age 48 years), London
  • Nationality: British
  • Spouse: Alex Sawyer (m. 2004)
  • Education: Keele University (1994), University of Essex Colchester Campus
  • Parents: Anjana Patel, Sushil Patel
  • Children: Freddie Sawyer
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James Cleverly

James Spencer Cleverly is a British Conservative politician who served as Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party alongside Ben Elliot from 2019 to 2020.

The Member of Parliament for Braintree since 2015, Cleverly previously served as Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party from 2018 to 2019.

  • Full name: James Spencer Cleverly
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 4 September 1969 (age 50 years), Lewisham, London
  • Nationality: British
  • Spouse: Susannah Janet Temple Cleverly
  • Office: Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom since 2015
  • Party: Conservative Party
  • Education: Colfe’s School, University of West London
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Sajid Javid

Sajid Javid is a British politician who has served as the Member of Parliament for Bromsgrove since 2010.

A member of the Conservative Party, he was Home Secretary from 2018 to 2019 and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2019 to 2020.

Javid was the first British Asian to hold one of the Great Offices of State in the UK.

  • Full name: Sajid Javid
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 5 December 1969, Rochdale, England, United Kingdom
  • Spouse: Laura Javid (m. 1997)
  • Residence: 11 Downing Street
  • Previous offices: Chancellor of the Exchequer (2019–2020), MORE
  • Children: Sophia Javid, Suli Javid, Rania Javid, Maya Javid
  • Education: SGS College Filton, University of Exeter, Downend School
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Dominic Raab

Dominic Rennie Raab is a British politician serving as First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since July 2019.

A member of the Conservative Party, he has also been the Member of Parliament for Esher and Walton since 2010.

  • Full name: Dominic Rennie Raab
  • Profession: British politician
  • Born: 25 February 1974 (age 46 years), Buckinghamshire
  • Full name: Dominic Rennie Raab
  • Spouse: Erika Raab
  • Previous offices: Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (2018–2018), MORE
  • Education: Lady Margaret Hall, Jesus College, University of Cambridge
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Amber Rudd

Amber Rudd is a British politician who served as Home Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from 2018 to 2019.

She was first elected Member of Parliament for Hastings and Rye in 2010, representing the Conservative Party, and stood down from parliament in 2019.

She identifies herself as a one-nation conservative, and has been associated with both socially liberal and socially conservative policies, having pursued a number of tough policies regarding immigration.

  • Full name: Amber Augusta Rudd
  • Born: 1 August 1963, London, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.78 m
  • Spouse: A. A. Gill (m. 1990–1995)
  • Previous offices: Minister for Women and Equalities of the United Kingdom (2019–2019), MORE
  • Children: Flora Gill, Alasdair Gill
  • Education: The University of Edinburgh, School of History, Classics and Archaeology
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Theresa May

Theresa May is a British politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2016 to 2019.

May served as Home Secretary from 2010 to 2016 and has been the Member of Parliament for Maidenhead since 1997.

  • Full name: Theresa Mary May
  • Born: 1 October 1956, Eastbourne, Sussex, UK
  • Height: 1.72 m
  • Spouse: Philip May (m. 1980)
  • Party: Conservative Party