Robert Buckland

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Robert Buckland

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Secretary of State for Justice
Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
Assumed office
24 July 2019
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byDavid Gauke
Minister of State for Prisons
In office
9 May 2019 – 24 July 2019
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byRory Stewart
Succeeded byLucy Frazer
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
Majority2,464 (4.8%)
Personal details
Born
Robert James Buckland

(1968-09-22) 22 September 1968 (age 51)
Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
Children2
Alma materInns of Court School of Law, University of Durham
OccupationBarrister, Crown Court Recorder
Websitewww.robertbuckland.co.uk
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Robert James Buckland QC (born 22 September 1968)[1] is a British politician. He has been the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice since July 2019. 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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)