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Biography

Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon

Constituency
Sevenoaks

Introduction

Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon was born Michael Cathel Fallon on 14 May 1952 in Perth , Scotland and is the Conservative MP for Sevenoaks. He has been an MP since 01 May 1997 and has previously sat in the House of Commons for Darlington.

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

Posts

In the past, Sir Michael Fallon has held the position of Secretary of State for Defence (2014 to 2017), Minister of State for Portsmouth (2014 to 2014), Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with Department of Energy and Climate Change) (2013 to 2014), Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change) (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (2013 to 2014), Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Business and Enterprise) (2012 to 2013), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Education and Science) (1990 to 1992), Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) (1990 to 1990), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1988 to 1990) in government.

He was Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1997 to 1998), Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (1997 to 1997) in opposition.

He was Deputy Chair, Conservative Party.

Interests

Sir Michael Fallon has the following specific interests :
Politics - Constitution, public sector, education, Treasury