Sajid Javid was appointed Home Secretary on 30 April 2018. He was Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government from 8 January 2018 to 29 April 2018, and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government from July 2016 to January 2018. Sajid served as Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills from May 2015 until July 2016. He was Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from April 2014 to May 2015 and previously he was both the Economic and Financial Secretary to the Treasury. He was a member of the Work and Pensions Select
Mel Stride, born on 30 September 1961, was educated at Portsmouth Grammar School and Oxford University, where he was elected President of the Oxford Union. He was previously Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General from June 2017 to May 2019. He was elected the Conservative MP for Central Devon in 2010. Mel Stride was appointed as the government’s Leader of the House of Commons on Thursday 23 May 2019, replacing Andrea Leadsom who quit in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy. Mel Stride Biography and Profile.
Hilary Benn, Labour Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, was born in London in 26 November 1953 to Tony and Caroline Benn. He attended Holland Park Comprehensive School and Sussex University. A former President of Ealing Acton Constituency Labour Party, he was elected to Ealing Borough Council in 1979 at the age of 25, becoming Chair of the Education Committee in 1986. Hilary James Wedgwood Benn Biography and Profile.
Rory Stewart, British politician, was born on 3 January 1973. Rory Stewart, follower of the “remain”r. In 2002, he set out on foot and traveled alone to Afghanistan from Herat in Kabul for thirty-two days, a trip from which he will pull a book, In Afghanistan, a huge success in the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2015, his father died in his arms, despite his efforts to try to revive him. Rory Stewart OBE is the Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border – the largest geographical constituency in England. Rory Stewart Biography and Profile.
Penelope Mary Mordaunt is a British Conservative politician was born on 4 March 1973. Penny has lived in Portsmouth since she was 2-years-old. Mordaunt was previously the minister for international development. Her father, who was born in Hilsea barracks, was in the Paras before becoming a teacher at Oak Park school and later a youth worker for Hampshire Council. Penny Mordaunt Biography and Profile.
Ann Widdecombe was born on 4th October 1947 in Bath, Somerset. The daughter of James Murray Widdecombe CB/OBE and Mrs. Rita Widdecombe. Her father’s occupation was Head of Naval Supplies & Transport, Ministry of Defence. She is well-known for happily voicing her outspoken views on controversial issues, and is fiercely anti-abortion and pro-capital punishment. As a committed Christian, she is “not interested in being sexy” – so getting to grips with the raunchy Rumba and perfecting a sultry Samba should be something of a challenge. Ann Widdecombe Biography and Profile.
Heidi Allen, born 18 January 1975, is a British politician and MP. On 20 February 2019, Allen resigned from the Conservative Party to join the The Independent Group. On 29 March 2019, it was announced that The Independent Group had applied to become a political party under the name Change UK, and that Allen would be appointed interim leader. On 29 March 2019, she was announced as interim leader of newly-christened Change UK. Read Heidi Suzanne Allen Biography and Profile.
Theresa May, the UK Conservative Party leader and second female prime minister, was born on 1 October 1956. After starting her career at the Bank of England, Theresa went on to the Association for Payment Clearing Services, firstly as Head of the European affairs unit from 1989 to 1996 and then as Senior Adviser on international affairs from 1996 to 1997. Read Theresa Mary May Biography and Profile.
Jeremy Corbyn was born on 26 May 1949. His election as Labour leader in September 2015, at the age of 66, was one of the biggest upsets in British political history. On his frugal lifestyle: “I don’t spend a lot of money, I lead a very normal life, I ride a bicycle and I don’t have a car.” Read Jeremy Bernard Corbyn Biography and Profile.
John Bercow was born 19 January 1963. He was educated at Finchley Manorhill School, and the University of Essex where he graduated in 1985 with a First Class Honours in Government. John was elected as the 157th Speaker of the House of Commons on 22nd June 2009. Outside of politics, John enjoys tennis, squash, swimming, reading and music. He is a qualified lawn tennis coach. Read John Simon Bercow Biography and Profile.