Philip Hammond

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The Right Honourable
Philip Hammond
Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Defence.jpg
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Assumed office
13 July 2016
Prime Minister Theresa May
Preceded by George Osborne
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
In office
15 July 2014 – 13 July 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by William Hague
Succeeded by Boris Johnson
Secretary of State for Defence
In office
14 October 2011 – 15 July 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Liam Fox
Succeeded by Michael Fallon
Secretary of State for Transport
In office
11 May 2010 – 14 October 2011
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by The Lord Adonis
Succeeded by Justine Greening
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
In office
2 July 2007 – 11 May 2010
Leader David Cameron
Preceded by Theresa Villiers
Succeeded by Liam Byrne
In office
10 May 2005 – 6 December 2005
Leader Michael Howard
Preceded by George Osborne
Succeeded by Theresa Villiers
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
In office
6 December 2005 – 2 July 2007
Leader David Cameron
Preceded by Malcolm Rifkind
Succeeded by Chris Grayling
Member of Parliament
for Runnymede and Weybridge
Assumed office
1 May 1997
Preceded by Constituency established
Majority 22,134 (44.2%)
Personal details
Born Philip Anthony Hammond
(1955-12-04) 4 December 1955 (age 62)
Epping, Essex, UK
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Susan Williams-Walker
Children 3
Alma mater University College, Oxford
Religion Anglicanism[source?]

Philip Hammond (born 4 December 1955) is an English politician. He was born in Epping, Essex. He became Chancellor of the Exchequer in 2016. He became Secretary of State for Transport on 12 May 2010,[1] and a Privy Counsellor on 13 May 2010.[2] He is the Member of Parliament for the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency in the United Kingdom. He was first elected in the 1997 general election.

He is a member of the Conservative Party.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Out with the old cabinet, in with the new". Public Service. Retrieved 12 May 2010.
  2. "Privy Council appointments, 13 May 2010". Privy Council. Retrieved 26 July 2010.