The Rt Hon. the Lord Willetts
- Life peer
The Rt Hon. the Lord Willetts was born David Willetts on 09 March 1956 , and is a Conservative Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 16 October 2015. He previously sat in the House Of Commons as MP for Havant.
In the past, Lord Willetts has held the position of Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Universities and Science) (2010 to 2014), Paymaster General (HM Treasury) (1996 to 1996), Parliamentary Secretary (Duchy of Lancaster Office) (1995 to 1996), Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) (1995 to 1995), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1994 to 1995) in government.
He was Shadow Minister (Education) (2007 to 2010), Shadow Secretary of State for Education (2005 to 2007), Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (2005 to 2005), Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2001 to 2005), Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1999 to 2001), Shadow Secretary of State for Education (1998 to 1999) in opposition.
Lord Willetts has the following focus areas :
Politics - Economic policy, health, social security, education
Countries - Germany, USA