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
Robert James Buckland

(1968-09-22) 22 September 1968 (age 54)
Llanelli, Wales
Political partyConservative
EducationSt Michael's School, Llanelli
Alma materInns of Court School of Law
Durham University
Professionbarrister, recorder

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.