Kit Malthouse

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Kit Malthouse

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Official portrait, 2017
Secretary of State for Education
In office
6 September 2022 – 25 October 2022
Prime MinisterLiz Truss
Preceded byJames Cleverly
Succeeded byGillian Keegan
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
In office
7 July 2022 – 6 September 2022
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded bySteve Barclay
Succeeded byNadhim Zahawi
Junior ministerial offices
Minister of State for Crime and Policing[a]
In office
25 July 2019 – 7 July 2022
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byNick Hurd
Succeeded byTom Pursglove
Minister of State for Housing and Planning
In office
9 July 2018 – 25 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byDominic Raab
Succeeded byEsther McVey
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance
In office
9 January 2018 – 9 July 2018
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byCaroline Dinenage
Succeeded byJustin Tomlinson
Member of Parliament
for North West Hampshire
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded bySir George Young, Bt
Majority26,308 (44.7%)
Deputy Mayor of London for Business and Enterprise
In office
9 May 2012 – 9 May 2016
MayorBoris Johnson
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byRajesh Agrawal (Business)
Deputy Mayor of London for Policing
In office
6 May 2008 – 9 May 2012
MayorBoris Johnson
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byStephen Greenhalgh (Policing and Crime)
Member of the London Assembly
for West Central
In office
1 May 2008 – 5 May 2016
Preceded byAngie Bray
Succeeded byTony Devenish
Personal details
Born
Christopher Laurie Malthouse

(1966-10-27) 27 October 1966 (age 56)
Liverpool, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Tracy-Jane Newall
(m. 1996; div. 2005)

Juliana Farha
(m. 2007)
Children3
EducationLiverpool College
Alma materNewcastle University
Websitekitmalthouse.com

Christopher Laurie Malthouse (born 27 October 1966) is a British Conservative Party politician, businessman and occasional writer. In July 2019, Boris Johnson made him Minister of State for Policing. He was elected in the May 2015 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for North West Hampshire. In 2022, he became the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Secretary of State for Education.

He was formerly Chair of the Metropolitan Police Authority and the first Statutory Deputy Mayor for Policing, and a former city councillor and Deputy Leader of Westminster City Council, London.

In July 2018, he was appointed Minister of State for Housing, at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

On 27 May 2019, Malthouse announced that he was standing in the Conservative Party leadership election to replace Theresa May.[1] On 4 June, he withdrew from the election.[2]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Jointly with the Ministry of Justice from February 2020 and responsibility for Fire services from August 2019 to February 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. Daniel, Alex (2019-05-27). "Housing minister Kit Malthouse joins Tory leadership race". www.cityam.com. Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  2. MP, Kit Malthouse (2019-06-04). "I have decided to withdraw from the contest for the leadership of the Conservative Party. Thank you to all those who have supported me". @kitmalthouse. Retrieved 2019-06-04.