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Biography

Rt Hon Philip Hammond

Constituency
Runnymede and Weybridge

Introduction

Rt Hon Philip Hammond was born Philip Hammond on 04 December 1955 in Epping, England and is the Conservative MP for Runnymede and Weybridge.

Rt Hon Philip Hammond ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

In the past, Mr Philip Hammond has held the position of Chancellor of the Exchequer (2016 to 2017), Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (2014 to 2016), Secretary of State for Defence (2011 to 2014), Secretary of State for Transport (2010 to 2011) in government.

He was Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2007 to 2010), Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2005 to 2007), Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2005 to 2005), Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (2002 to 2005), Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (2001 to 2002), Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1998 to 2001) in opposition.

Interests

Mr Philip Hammond has the following specific interests :
Politics - Economic policy, international trade, European Union, defence, social security, transport, housing and planning, energy, health
Countries - Latin America, Germany, Italy, Southern and Eastern Africa