Robert Buckland

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Sir Robert Buckland

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Official portrait, 2022
Secretary of State for Wales
In office
7 July 2022 – 25 October 2022
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Liz Truss
Preceded bySimon Hart
Succeeded byDavid TC Davies
Minister of State for Prisons
In office
9 May 2019 – 24 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byRory Stewart
Succeeded byLucy Frazer
Secretary of State for Justice
Lord Chancellor
In office
24 July 2019 – 15 September 2021
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byDavid Gauke
Succeeded byDominic Raab
Solicitor General for England and Wales
In office
15 July 2014 – 9 May 2019
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Theresa May
Preceded byOliver Heald
Succeeded byLucy Frazer
Member of Parliament
for South Swindon
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byAnne Snelgrove
Majority6,625 (13.1%)
Personal details
Born
Robert James Buckland

(1968-09-22) 22 September 1968 (age 54)
Llanelli, Wales
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
Children2
EducationSt Michael's School, Llanelli
Alma materInns of Court School of Law
Durham University
Professionbarrister, recorder
Websitewww.robertbuckland.co.uk
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Sir Robert James Buckland KBE KC (born 22 September 1968)[1] is a British politician who was Secretary of State for Wales from 7 July 2022 to 25 October 2022. He was the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice from July 2019 until September 2021. He is a member of the Conservative Party. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Swindon South since the 2010 United Kingdom general election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Robert Buckland MP". BBC Democracy Live. BBC. Archived from the original on 15 March 2014. Retrieved 25 July 2010.