Philip Hammond


Philip Hammond

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Personal details
Born
Philip Anthony Hammond

(1955-12-04) 4 December 1955 (age 64)
Epping, Essex, UK
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Susan Williams-Walker
Children3
Alma materUniversity College, Oxford

Philip Hammond (born 4 December 1955) is an English politician. He was born in Epping, Essex. He became Chancellor of the Exchequer in 2016. He became Secretary of State for Transport on 12 May 2010,[1] and a Privy Counsellor on 13 May 2010.[2] He is the Member of Parliament for the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency in the United Kingdom. He was first elected in the 1997 general election. In 2017, he announced the Midlands Engine Strategy.

He is a member of the Conservative Party.

References

  1. "Out with the old cabinet, in with the new". Public Service. Retrieved 12 May 2010.
  2. "Privy Council appointments, 13 May 2010". Privy Council. Retrieved 26 July 2010.