|Chancellor of the Exchequer|
|Assumed office |
14 October 2022
|Prime Minister||Liz Truss|
|Preceded by||Kwasi Kwarteng|
|Chair of the Health and Social Care Select Committee|
29 January 2020 – 14 October 2022
|Prime Minister||Boris Johnson|
|Preceded by||Sarah Wollaston|
|Succeeded by||Steve Brine|
9 July 2018 – 24 July 2019
|Prime Minister||Theresa May|
|Preceded by||Boris Johnson|
|Succeeded by||Dominic Raab|
|Secretary of State for Health and Social Care[a]|
4 September 2012 – 9 July 2018
|Preceded by||Andrew Lansley|
|Succeeded by||Matt Hancock|
|Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport|
12 May 2010 – 4 September 2012
|Prime Minister||David Cameron|
|Preceded by||Ben Bradshaw|
|Succeeded by||Maria Miller|
|Member of Parliament|
for South West Surrey
|Assumed office |
5 May 2005
|Preceded by||Virginia Bottomley|
Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt
1 November 1966
Lucia Guo (m. 2009)
|Alma mater||Magdalen College, Oxford (BA)|
Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt MP (born November 1, 1966) is an English politician who is currently Chancellor of the Exchequer since 14 October 2022. He was born in Kennington, London. He is the Member of Parliament for South West Surrey was the Secretary of State for Health from 2012 - 2018. He was first elected in the 2005 general election.
In July 2018 Hunt became the Foreign Secretary after Boris Johnson resigned from the government. 
He gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Magdalen College, Oxford. He is a member of the Conservative Party.
He was appointed as a Privy Counsellor on 13 May 2010.
On 24 May 2019, Hunt announced his campaign to run for Leader of the Conservative Party in the 2019 election. On 20 June, Hunt and Boris Johnson became the final two candidates in the contest. He lost the election to Johnson on 22 July. He later quit as Foreign Secretary.
In July 2022, Hunt announced his second candidacy for Conservative Party leader in the leadership race to replace Boris Johnson. He was eliminated from the election in the first round of voting on 13 July.
In October 2022, Prime Minister Liz Truss named Hunt as Chancellor of the Exchequer, replacing Kwasi Kwarteng.
Notes[change | change source]
- ↑ Known as Secretary of State for Health until January 2018.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Jeremy Hunt is the new Foreign Secretary". The Independent. 9 July 2018.
- ↑ "Privy Council appointments, 13 May 2010". Privy Council. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 26 July 2010.
- ↑ "VIDEO: Jeremy Hunt confirms Tory leadership bid at Haslemere Festival". Farnham Herald. 24 May 2019. Archived from the original on 5 January 2020. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
- ↑ "Johnson and Hunt left in Tory leader race". BBC News. 20 June 2019. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
- ↑ "Ex-health secretaries Sajid Javid and Jeremy Hunt join Tory leadership race". BBC News. 9 July 2022.
- ↑ "Jeremy Hunt and Nadhim Zahawi knocked out of Tory leadership race". the Guardian. 2022-07-13. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
- ↑ Walker, Peter (2022-10-14). "Liz Truss appoints Jeremy Hunt as chancellor after sacking Kwarteng". The Guardian. Retrieved 2022-10-14.