Simon Clarke (politician)

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Simon Clarke

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Official portrait, 2020
Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
Assumed office
6 September 2022
Prime MinisterLiz Truss
Preceded byGreg Clark
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
In office
15 September 2021 – 6 September 2022
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded bySteve Barclay
Succeeded byChris Philp
Minister of State for Regional Growth and Local Government
In office
13 February 2020 – 8 September 2020
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byJake Berry
Succeeded byLuke Hall
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury
In office
27 July 2019 – 13 February 2020
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byRobert Jenrick
Succeeded byKemi Badenoch
Member of Parliament
for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Assumed office
8 June 2017
Preceded byTom Blenkinsop
Majority11,626 (24.3%)
Personal details
Born (1984-09-28) 28 September 1984 (age 37)
Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England
Political partyConservative
EducationRed House School
Alma materUniversity College, Oxford

Simon Richard Clarke (born 28 September 1984) is a British politician. He is currently Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities from 2022. He served as Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2021 to 2022. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland since the 2017 general election.