Political Profiles

David Cameron

Cameron, David

David Cameron was Prime Minister between 2010 and 2016. Having been on the winning side on the Alternative Vote and Scottish Independence referendums, his winning run came to an abrupt end in the 2016 Brexit vote.Read More

Clarke, Kenneth

As an MP for nearly 50 years, Kenneth Clarke sat in the governments of Heath, Thatcher, Major and Cameron. He stood three times for the Conservative leadership. Clarke attended the 1966 World Cup Final.Read More
Ruth Davidson blasts C4 privatisation as 'opposite of levelling up'

Davidson, Ruth

Ruth Davidson was formerly the long standing leader of the Scottish Consrevative Party. She oversaw a growth of Conservative support and representation in Scotland. She now sits in the House of Lords.Read More
Chingford and Woodford Green, Conservative

Duncan Smith, Iain

A former national schools triple jump champion, Iain Duncan Smith is the only Conservative Party leader since the war, never to have contested a General Election. He later oversaw the introduction of Universal Credit.Read More
Mr Hague is very popular within the party

Hague, William

William Hague was a dominant figure in Conservative politics between 1995 and 2015. As a youngster, he admitted drinking 14 pints a day when working hauling crates of drinks into Yorkshire pubs for his family's firm.Read More

Hammond, Philip

Hammond spent five years occupying two of the Great Offices of State, first as Foreign Secretary, and then as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Apparently a former Goth, he went to school with the TV presenter, Richard Madeley.Read More
Michael Heseltine

Heseltine, Michael

One of the leading British political figures of the late 20th century, Lord Heseltine was Deputy Prime Minster, and served as an MP from 1966 to 2001. A keen gardener, he has appeared on 'Gardener's World'.Read More
Jeremy Hunt is MP for South West Surrey, Conservative

Hunt, Jeremy

Chancellor of the Exchequer and former Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt was also the longest serving Health Secretary in British history. He speaks Japanese, and loves ballroom dancing. His father was once Commander-in-Chief of the Fleet.Read More
Sajid Javid is MP for Bromsgrove, Conservative

Javid, Sajid

Sajid Javid was the first person of colour to hold one of the ‘Great Offices of State’. Health Secretary. Living in Bristol, he grew up on what one tabloid dubbed 'Britain’s most dangerous street'. At school he was told to pursue a career in TV Repair.Read More
Robert Jenrick

Jenrick, Robert

Robert Jenrick was once the youngest Cabinet Minister when serving in the Cabinet between 2019 and 2021. He is currently the minister of immigration. Married to the daughter of Holocaust survivors, Jenrick was a Director of Christie's Auction House before becoming an MP.Read More
Livingston suggests his mayoral opponent lack credibility, as it is confirmed Johnson will run on the Tory ticket.

Johnson, Boris

Prime Minister since 2019, former Foreign Secretary, and Mayor of London, Johnson has so far forged a reputation as an electoral winner. He is a close school friend of Princess Diana's brother, Charles Spencer.Read More
Carrie Symonds

Johnson, Carrie

Profile of Carrie Johnson, the partner of former Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and mother of his young son Wilfred. She is a campaigner for animal welfare.Read More
Stanley Johnson

Johnson, Stanley

Best known as the father of Boris, Stanley Johnson was once a politician in his own right. An animal welfare and environmental campaigner, in 1984 he was awarded the Greenpeace Prize for Outstanding Services to the Environment.Read More
Theresa May became the oldest prime minister since Thatcher when she turned 60 yesterday.

May, Theresa

Prime Minister between 2016 and 2019, Theresa May was previously the longest serving Home Secretary for sixty years. Since leaving office, she has earned considerable sums on the commercial speaking circuit.Read More
George Osborne is MP for Tatton, Conservative

Osborne, George

The Chancellor of the Exchequer between 2010 and 2016, Osborne stepped down from Westminster in 2017 at the age of 45. Osborne can be said to have ended his political career, by the age, that most politicians are just getting started.Read More
Priti Patel MP

Patel, Priti

Priti Patel served as Home Secretary between 2019 and 2022. Patel previously worked as the press officer for the Referendum Party. Her father once stood for UKIP in local council elections.Read More
Michael Portillo

Portillo, Michael

The former Defence Secretary, who starred in a Ribena advert at the age of 8, left the Commons in 2005. Now known as a railway broadcaster, Portillo describes his greatest political achievement as saving the Settle to Carlisle railway.Read More
People 'can enjoy their Christmas with loved ones' says Raab as Omicron rates rise

Raab, Dominic

The son of Czech refugees,. Deputy prime minister and justice secretary under Rishi Sunak between 2022 and 2023. He served as Foreign Secretary between 2019 and 2021. A lawyer who once defended Tony Blair at the Hague against a subpoena from former Yugoslav President Milošević, Raab has a black belt in Karate and an Oxford Boxing Blue.Read More
Jacob Rees-Mogg wants a Tory-only government to roll back the state

Rees-Mogg, Jacob

Having previously been described as 'the Member of Parliament for the 18th century', Jacob Rees-Mogg was the former business secretary and leader of the house of commons. His father was formerly the Editor of the Times newspaper.Read More