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Biography

Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan

Constituency
Rutland and Melton

Introduction

Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan was born Alan James Carter Duncan on 31 March 1957 in Rickmansworth, England and is the Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton.

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

Posts

In the past, Sir Alan Duncan has held the position of Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (2016 to 2017), Minister of State (Department for International Development) (2010 to 2014) in government.

He was Shadow Minister (Justice) (2009 to 2010), Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (2009 to 2009), Shadow Secretary of State (2007 to 2009), Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (2005 to 2007), Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (2005 to 2005), Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (2004 to 2005), Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (also Shadow Minister for London) (2003 to 2004), Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (2001 to 2003), Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1999 to 2001), Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1998 to 1999) in opposition.

He was Vice-Chair, Conservative Party.

Interests

Sir Alan Duncan has the following specific interests :
Politics - International trade, international economics, social security, Middle East