Zac Goldsmith

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The Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park

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Goldsmith in 2017
Minister of State for Pacific and the Environment[1]
Assumed office
13 July 2019
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byHeather Wheeler
Minister of State for the International Environment[2]
In office
13 July 2019 – 2 September 2020
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
13 January 2020
Life Peerage
Member of Parliament
for Richmond Park
In office
8 June 2017 – 6 November 2019
Preceded bySarah Olney
Succeeded bySarah Olney
In office
6 May 2010 – 25 October 2016
Preceded bySusan Kramer
Succeeded bySarah Olney
Personal details
Born
Frank Zacharias Robin Goldsmith

(1975-01-20) 20 January 1975 (age 47)
Chelsea, London, England
Political partyConservative (2005–2016; 2017–present)
Other political
affiliations
Independent (2016–2017)
Spouse(s)
Children6
Parents
RelativesGoldsmith family
WebsiteOfficial website

Frank Zacharias Robin Goldsmith, Baron Goldsmith of Richmond Park (born 20 January 1975) is a British politician and journalist who currently has the role as Minister of State for Pacific and the Environment. He served as Member of Parliament for Richmond Park after being elected in the 2010 general election[3][4] until 2016[5] and from 2017[6] until 2019[7] . He also was the Conservative candidate in the 2016 London mayoral election, which he lost to Sadiq Khan from Labour.[8][9]

He is also a member of the Goldsmith family.

References[change | change source]

  1. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (July–September 2019)
    Gained responsibility for the Pacific in the 2020 cabinet reshuffle
  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (July–September 2019)
  3. Norton, Gillian (20 April 2010). "Parliamentary Election, Richmond Park Constituency, Statement of Persons Nominated" (PDF). London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2021.
  4. "Election results for Richmond Park UK Parliamentary General Election 2015 – Thursday, 7 May 2015". Cabnet.richmond.gov.uk. 2015-05-07. Archived from the original on 6 January 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2021.
  5. "Election results for Richmond Park, 1 December 2016". 1 December 2016.
  6. http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7979/CBP-7979.pdf
  7. "Statement of Persons Nominated" (PDF).
  8. Hill 2016, p. 32.
  9. "Elections: Labour's Sadiq Khan elected London mayor". BBC News. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2021.