Oliver Dowden

Deputy Prime Minister

Conservative MP for Hertsmere

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Conservative MP for Hertsmere

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Oliver Dowden campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Railways: Elstree
  • Railways: Radlett
  • Shops: Wheelchairs
  • Green Belt
  • Museums and Galleries: Collections

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Prime Minister (since 21 Apr 2023)
  • Secretary of State in the Cabinet Office (since 9 Feb 2023)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (since 25 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister without Portfolio (16 Sep 2021 to 24 Jun 2022)
  • Co-Chair, Conservative Party (15 Sep 2021 to 24 Jun 2022)
  • The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (13 Feb 2020 to 15 Sep 2021)
  • Paymaster General (HM Treasury) (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office ( 9 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee ( 6 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

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  • Cyber-security and UK Democracy 25 Mar 2024

    I thank the right hon. Gentleman for his questions. I shall seek to address as many of them as I can. When it comes to Chinese motivations, ultimately, it is a matter for the Chinese to be able justify their motivations, but the points that the right hon. Gentleman made were apposite. First, the Chinese look at successful democratic countries, such as the United Kingdom, Japan or the Republic...
  • Cyber-security and UK Democracy 25 Mar 2024

    My right hon. Friend’s views are well known to me, I genuinely welcome the constructive, at most times, debate that I have with him, but nobody should be in any doubt about the gravity of this matter. These are not the actions of a friendly state, and they require our serious attention. As he has described, this is an escalating situation. The measures that we have announced today are the...
  • Cyber-security and UK Democracy 25 Mar 2024

    As the hon. Lady is aware, we currently ban Hikvision, and indeed any other Chinese technology relating to CCTV. We continue to keep that under review. I do not rule out a further progression in the policy, but that is not the case right now. On the time taken, it is essential that, before Ministers stand at the Dispatch Box and make assertions attributing such activity to a hostile state, we...

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Fenchurch Advisory Partners
Address of donor: 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show preview and gala, total value £1,210
Date received: 22 May 2023
Date accepted: 22 May 2023
Donor status: company, registration OC306074
(Registered 08 June 2023)
Name of donor: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation
Address of donor: Bow St, London WC2E 9DD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality, value £870
Date received: 21 June 2023
Date accepted: 21 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 480523
(Registered 13 July 2023)
Name of donor: Ascot Authority
Address of donor: Ascot Racecourse, Ascot SL5 7JX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality, value £500
Date received: 23 June 2023
Date accepted: 23 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 04274507
(Registered 13 July 2023)
Name of donor: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation
Address of donor: Bow St, London WC2E 9DD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets, value £510
Date received: 6 July 2023
Date accepted: 6 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 480523
(Registered 31 July 2023)
Name of donor: Formula One Management Ltd
Address of donor: No.2 St James' Market, London SW1Y 4AH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the British Grand Prix, estimated value £1,600
Date received: 9 July 2023
Date accepted: 9 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 01545332
(Registered 31 July 2023)
Name of donor: Glyndebourne Enterprises Limited
Address of donor: Glyndebourne, The Opera House, Ringmer, Lewes BN8 5UU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the Glyndebourne Festival, value £668
Date received: 15 July 2023
Date accepted: 15 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03937344
(Registered 09 August 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 7 July 2016, a patron of the Peace Hospice, Watford (unpaid). (Registered 29 July 2016)

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