All information of Jeremy Hunt

All information of Jeremy Hunt

So Jeremy Hunt is getting down to business as the new chancellor on a fast-moving day in politics.

Here are a few facts about the UK’s BBC News ni new top finance minister.

  • Brought up in Surrey and privately-educated at Charterhouse School; later studied at the University of Oxford
  • Elected as MP in South West Surrey in 2005
  • Appointed by then-Prime Minister David Cameron as a culture secretary, an important role during the 2012 London Olympics
  • Later made health secretary, holding that post for a record stint of nearly six years, during which time he presided over a government standoff with junior doctors
  • Supported Remain during the 2016 EU referendum
  • Served as foreign secretary in the government of Theresa May
  • Finished second to Boris Johnson in the 2019 Conservative leadership election
  • Unsuccessfully stood for Tory leader again in this year’s contest, pledging to slash corporation tax – a hot-button issue during the premiership of Liz Truss
  • Becomes chancellor at a critical time for the UK economy, with inflation soaring and many struggling to pay energy bills and other living costs
  • Married to wife Lucia, with whom he has three children

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