Liam Fox

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Liam Fox
Liam Fox was appointed Secretary of State for International Trade by incoming Prime Minister Theresa May on 13 July 2016.[1]

He was formerly the UK Secretary of State for Defence from 2010-2011 but resigned this position on 14 October 2011 amid controversy over his association with his friend and unofficial adviser Adam Werritty.[2]

Fox has been the Conservative Party MP for North Somerset since 2010. In the 2015 election, Fox retained his seat with a majority of 23,099.

Register of Members Financial Interests entries

See page: Liam Fox Register of Members Financial Interests




In September 2005 Fox received £10,000.00 from the chairman of the The Utility Warehouse and son of Basil Wigoder - the former chairman of the Liberal Party, Charles Wigoder.

In November 2005 he received £3,000.000 from businessman and Tory and UKIP donor, Stuart Wheeler.

He has also received £40,000.00 from hedge fund manager and Conservative peer Stanley Fink between 2005 and 2007, in four sums of £10,000.00

Between 2006 and 2008, Fox received £100,500 from private equity firm manager and Tory donor Jon Moulton in three separate donations.

In January 2007 he received £10,000 from Australian businessman Sir Michael Hintze.[4]




  1. 'Who's in who's out? May's new cabinet', 14 July 2016, BBC News, accessed 15 July 2016
  2. Defence Secretary Liam Fox quits, BBC News, 14 October 2011.
  3. Register of interests of members' secretaries and research assistants, 23 March 2016,, accessed 20 April 2016
  4. Electoral Commission, Donation search, accessed 20 February 2015