Patrick McLoughlin

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Patrick McLoughlin

Sir Patrick Allen McLoughlin CH MP (born November 30, 1957) is an English politician and the current Chief Whip, which is the same job he had in opposition. He was first elected in 1986 in a by-election as the Member of Parliament for the West Derbyshire constituency in the United Kingdom, and since 2010 for its successor, the Derbyshire Dales constituency.

He is a member of the Conservative Party. In July 2016, Prime Minister Theresa May made McLoughlin Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Chair of the Conservative Party.

He was knighted in the Resignation Honours of David Cameron in 2016. In Theresa May's Resignation Honours in September 2019, he was made a Companion of Honour.