James Cleverly

The Rt Hon James Cleverly is the Conservative MP for Braintree, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. He currently holds the Government post of Foreign Secretary.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of James Cleverly, including posts and roles held.

Current

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Previous

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Government posts

Secretary of State for Education
Department for Education
7 July 2022 - 6 September 2022
Commons
Minister of State (Minister for Europe)
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
8 February 2022 - 7 July 2022
Commons
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
2 September 2020 - 8 February 2022
Commons
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
13 February 2020 - 2 September 2020
Commons
Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)
Cabinet Office
24 July 2019 - 13 February 2020
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Exiting the European Union)
Department for Exiting the European Union
4 April 2019 - 24 July 2019
Commons

Other posts

Co-Chair, Conservative Party
24 July 2019 - 13 February 2020
Commons
Deputy Chair, Conservative Party
8 January 2018 - 4 April 2019
Commons

Committee memberships

Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
6 November 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
International Trade Committee
31 October 2016 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
9 November 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons