Shailesh Vara

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Shailesh Vara

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Official portrait, 2020
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
In office
7 July 2022 – 6 September 2022
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byBrandon Lewis
Succeeded byChris Heaton-Harris
Minister of State for Northern Ireland
In office
9 January 2018 – 15 November 2018
Prime MinisterTheresa May
Preceded byChloe Smith
Succeeded byJohn Penrose
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
In office
8 May 2015 – 17 July 2016
Prime Minister
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byCaroline Nokes
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Courts and Legal Aid
In office
7 October 2013 – 17 July 2016
Prime MinisterDavid Cameron
Preceded byHelen Grant
Succeeded bySam Gyimah
Member of Parliament
for North West Cambridgeshire
Assumed office
5 May 2005
Preceded byBrian Mawhinney
Majority25,983 (40.3%)
Personal details
Born
Shailesh Lakhman Vara

(1960-09-04) 4 September 1960 (age 62)
Uganda Protectorate
Nationality
Political partyConservative
Alma materBrunel University
ProfessionSolicitor
Websitewww.shaileshvara.com

Shailesh Lakhman Vara (born 4 September 1960) is a Ugandan-British politician. He was the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland from July 2022 to September 2022.[1] He is a member of the Conservative Party. He has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for North West Cambridgeshire since the 2005 general election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ministerial appointments: July 2022". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2022-07-07.

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