Kit Malthouse

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Kit Malthouse

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Minister of State for Policing and Crime
Assumed office
25 July 2019
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byNick Hurd
Minister of State for Housing and Planning
In office
9 July 2018 – 24 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byDominic Raab
Succeeded byEsther McVey
Minister of State for Family Support
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
Majority22,679 (38.6%)
Deputy Mayor of London for Business and Enterprise
In office
9 May 2012 – 9 May 2016
MayorBoris Johnson
Preceded byOffice created
Succeeded byRajesh Agrawal
Deputy Mayor of London for Policing
In office
6 May 2008 – 9 May 2012
MayorBoris Johnson
Preceded byOffice created
Succeeded byStephen Greenhalgh
Member of the London Assembly
for West Central
In office
1 May 2008 – 5 May 2016
Preceded byAngie Bray
Succeeded byTony Devenish
Majority29,131 (38.6%)
Personal details
Christopher Laurie Malthouse

(1966-10-27) 27 October 1966 (age 53)
Aigburth, Liverpool, England
Political partyConservative
Tracy-Jane Newall (m. 1996)

Juliana Farha (m. 2007)
Alma materNewcastle University
WebsiteOfficial website

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.

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]

References[change | change source]

  1. Daniel, Alex (2019-05-27). "Housing minister Kit Malthouse joins Tory leadership race". 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.