Political Profiles

Alok Sharma is MP for Reading West, Conservative

Alok Sharma

Alok Sharma, is the UK Cabinet Minister who will be President of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference. He was born in India, but moved to Reading, where he is now the MP, at the age of five. Read More
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
Carrie Symonds

Carrie Johnson

The Prime Minister's wife, Carrie Johnson, is the daughter of a founder of the Independent Newspaper, and the granddaughter of a Labour MEP. Once the Conservative Party's Director of Communications in her own right, she campaigns against animal cruelty.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
People 'can enjoy their Christmas with loved ones' says Raab as Omicron rates rise

Dominic Raab

The son of Czech refugees, Raab is Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Secretary. 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
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

A former Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt is 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. 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
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 has been Home Secretary since 2019. 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
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 is the current Leader of the House of Commons. His father was formerly the Editor of the Times newspaper.Read More
Amber Rudd

Rudd, Amber

The former Home Secretary stood down from Westminster in 2019, but has refused to rule out a political comeback. She is apparently a direct descendent of the 17th century King, Charles II.Read More