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David Gauke
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Secretary of State for Justice
Lord Chancellor
In office
8 January 2018 – 24 July 2019
Prime Minister Theresa May
Attorney General Jeremy Wright
Geoffrey Cox
Preceded by David Lidington
Succeeded by Robert Buckland
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
In office
11 June 2017 – 8 January 2018
Prime Minister Theresa May
Preceded by Damian Green
Succeeded by Esther McVey
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
In office
14 July 2016 – 11 June 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May
Chancellor Philip Hammond
Preceded by Greg Hands
Succeeded by Elizabeth Truss
Financial Secretary to the Treasury
In office
15 July 2014 – 14 July 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
Chancellor George Osborne
Preceded by Nicky Morgan
Succeeded by Jane Ellison
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury
In office
13 May 2010 – 15 July 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron
Chancellor George Osborne
Preceded by Sarah McCarthy-Fry
Succeeded by Priti Patel
Member of Parliament
for South West Hertfordshire
Assumed office
5 May 2005
Preceded by Richard Page
Majority 19,550 (32.2%)
Personal details
Born 8 October 1971 (1971-10-08) (age 50)
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Rachel Gauke
Children 3
Alma mater St Edmund Hall, Oxford
University of Law

David Michael Gauke MP ( born 8 October 1971) is a British Conservative Party politician and solicitor. He is the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor since 2018 and Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Hertfordshire since 2005.

He was appointed as Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor in January 2018 by Prime Minister Theresa May.

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