Rishi Sunak

Leader of HM Official Opposition

Conservative MP for Richmond and Northallerton

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Profile

Conservative MP for Richmond and Northallerton

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

Also represented Richmond (Yorks)

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Topics of interest

Rishi Sunak campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • HM Treasury
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Community Care
  • Economic Situation: North of England
  • Schools: Vocational Guidance
  • Maternity Services
  • Business: Government Assistance

Currently held offices

  • Leader of HM Official Opposition (since 5 Jul 2024)
  • Leader of the Conservative Party (since 24 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Prime Minister (25 Oct 2022 to 5 Jul 2024)
  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer (13 Feb 2020 to 5 Jul 2022)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission ( 8 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Housing, Communities and Local Government) ( 9 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Message to Attend the Lords Commissioners: Election of Speaker 9 Jul 2024

    Mr Speaker-Elect, I am pleased to join the Prime Minister in welcoming you back to the Speaker’s Chair, and may I also praise the wonderful speech from the hon. Member for Lancaster and Wyre (Cat Smith)? I start by congratulating the Prime Minister on his election victory; as he takes on his formidable task, he and his family deserve the good wishes of all of us in this House. In our...

More of Rishi Sunak’s recent appearances

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