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Oliver Letwin

Personal data
Date of birth19 May 1956(age 60)
Place of birthHampstead, London, England
Political partyConservative
SpouseIsabel Davidson
Alma materTrinity College, Cambridge
London Business School
Minister of State for Policy
Assumed office12 May 2010
Prime ministerDavid Cameron
Preceded byOffice Created
Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
In office5 May 2005 - 6 December 2005
LeaderMichael Howard
Succeeded byPeter Ainsworth
Preceded byTheresa May
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office6 November 2003 - 5 May 2005
LeaderMichael Howard
Succeeded byGeorge Osborne
Preceded byMichael Howard
Shadow Home Secretary
In office18 September 2001 - 6 November 2003
LeaderIain Duncan Smith
Succeeded byDavid Davis
Preceded byAnn Widdecombe
Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury
In office26 September 2000 - 18 September 2001
LeaderWilliam Hague
Succeeded byJohn Bercow
Preceded byDavid Heathcoat-Amory
Member of Parliament
for West Dorset
Assumed office1 May 1997
Majority3,923 (6.8%)
Preceded byJames Spicer

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The Right Honourable Oliver Letwin FRSA (born 19 May 1956, in Hampstead) is a British politician. A member of the Conservative Party, he is currently the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office, and a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the constituency of West Dorset. He is also the Chairman of the Conservative Research Department and Chairman of the Conservative Party's Policy Review.


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