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Robert Buckland

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Secretary of State for Justice
Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain
Assumed office
24 July 2019
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Preceded by David Gauke
Minister of State for Prisons
In office
9 May 2019 – 24 July 2019
Prime Minister Theresa May
Preceded by Rory Stewart
Succeeded by Lucy Frazer
Solicitor General for England and Wales
In office
15 July 2014 – 9 May 2019
Prime Minister David Cameron
Theresa May
Preceded by Oliver Heald
Succeeded by Lucy Frazer
Member of Parliament
for South Swindon
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by Anne Snelgrove
Majority 2,464 (4.8%)
Personal details
Born
Robert James Buckland

22 September 1968 (1968-09-22) (age 52)
Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Children 2
Alma mater Inns of Court School of Law, University of Durham
Occupation Barrister, Crown Court Recorder

Robert James Buckland QC (born 22 September 1968) is a British politician. He has been the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice since July 2019. He is a member of the Conservative Party. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Swindon South since the 2010 United Kingdom general election.

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