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Geoffrey Rivett

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Jeremy Hunt

Secretary of State for Health 2012-2018


Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health

Jeremy Hunt was appointed Secretary of State for Health in September 2012, and after the Conservative election victory in 2015 and the election of 2017 he was reappointed to the post. In a reshuffle in 2018 his title was changed to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.  In July 2018 he moved from health to become Foreign Secretary.

 He was elected as MP for South West Surrey in May 2005. In May 2010 Jeremy was appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport. He was formerly Shadow Culture Secretary (2007–2010) and Shadow Minister for Disabled People (2005–2007). Before his election as an MP, Mr Hunt ran his own educational publishing business, Hotcourses. He also set up a charity to help AIDS orphans in Africa in which he continues to play an active role. Mr Hunt was educated at Oxford University. He lives in Farnham and London with his wife, son and daughter.

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